Tag Archives: Becky Krantz
Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 47, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
In which, Andrew, Tracy, Kurt, and Becky discuss their impressions of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Kurt mentions that JJ Abrams successfully avoided an eternity of being called “Jar Jar Abrams,” Andrew wows us with deep, insider knowledge of the Star Wars universe, Tracy wants to try space food in the Star Wars universe, and Becky drops an awe-inspiring fan theory. This podcast is full of spoilers, so listen at your own risk. Continue reading
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Guest Blog | Becky Discusses Depression
Most people that know me are unaware that I suffer from depression. I just started an incredible new job, I’m engaged to the love of my life, and things couldn’t be better, and yet I still use “suffer” in the present tense.
To me depression is like an addiction. While I’ve never dealt with any substance abuse, I’ve read statements from people who have and they all seem to indicate that you don’t truly get over an addiction, you just learn to cope with it, and that’s exactly what depression is like. I’m addicted to negative thoughts and everyday I have to resist them. Continue reading
Autism and Geek Culture
Today’s blog post was written by an American Sign Language public school teacher who has taught children on the Autism Spectrum, including Gemma, who is pictured here.
As we reach the end of April, we are also reaching the end of Autism Awareness Month. At the beginning of the month social media was bombarded with inspirational memes, stories, and puzzle pieces, but by the end of the month it is not at the forefront of our minds. I’d like to give Autism Awareness Month one last hurrah because autism is not some scary epidemic sent to turn our children into zombies as punishment for our unnatural modern-day lifestyle. Autism and geek culture actually share a lot of parallels: Continue reading
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