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New Year, Same You
With the year drawing to a close, we take a look at all those resolutions society loves to pressure us in to and how we’re fine just the way we are because real change comes from within and not because others tell us to do so! *Due to technical issues,... The post New Year, Same You – EP8 appeared first on Nerd On!.
I'll Be Home For Christmas
Going home for the holidays? So is Trope Time! We’re here to tackle the crippling anxiety that is bringing home a date! Almost every form of media has touched on this trope rooted in reality and we’re here to knock down everyone’s preconceived notions! Trope Time is presented by Nerd... The post I’ll Be Home For Christmas – EP7 appeared first on Nerd On!.
The Clark Kent Effect
One of the most recognizable plot holes in modern comics, the Clark Kent Effect is a famous example of how media loves to portray characters as more desirable if they conform to more stereotypical standards of beauty. Even more problematic is when the same idea is thrust upon women, making... The post The Clark Kent Effect – EP6 appeared first on Nerd On!.
In this episode, Izzy and Nikki dive into the world of Lolis and how the origin of the word has been twisted into something a bit more problematic. Follow us down the rabbit hole, from fashion to games. Trope Time is presented by Nerd On! Be sure to subscribe and... The post Loli – EP5 appeared first on Nerd On!.
Industry Tropes with Anne-Lou Grosbois
This week we welcome Anne-Lou Grosbois as we discuss her experiences as a woman in the gaming industry. We’ll deep dive into tropes, toxic masculinity, and fedoras. You won’t want to miss this. Trope Time is presented by Nerd On! Be sure to subscribe and follow Nerd On! for all... The post Industry Tropes with Anne-Lou Grosbois – EP4 appeared first on Nerd On!.
Traps with Samantha Ferreira
The word “trap” is one of the most problematic terms still in use within the anime and gaming community. Today, we hope to tackle the trope with our guest, Samantha Ferreira, Editor in Chief at the Anime Herald. The content of this podcast is sensitive and approached with utmost care... The post Traps with Samantha Ferreira – EP3 appeared first on Nerd On!.
The gang returns to topple one of the most used and laziest writing tropes around: amnesia! Every form of media has used amnesia as a convenient excuse to create a clean slate and form a shift in power. We’ll tackle classics such as While You Were Sleeping and Overboard! to... The post Amnesia – EP2 appeared first on Nerd On!.
Check out the inaugural episode of Trope Time: a podcast that admits you can love something, while still acknowledging its problematic parts. With everlasting hopes that our fandoms will continue towards a more inclusive and representative future, we discuss what fandom is still doing wrong and what it is finally... The post Fan Service – EP1 appeared first on Nerd On!.