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  1. Merriam-Webster Adds “Steampunk,” “Spoiler Alert,” and “Fangirl” to the English Dictionary

    Today in Awesome

    Merriam-Webster announced the addition of one hundred fifty new words to its celebrated dictionary of American English, from "Auto-Tune" (to adjust or alter (a recording of a voice) with Auto-Tune software or other audio-editing software esp. to correct sung notes that are out of tune) to "Yooper" (a native or resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan — used as a nickname). And, nestled in among a selection of words that seem themed around the intersection of technology and pop culture, is one we're very familiar with here on The Mary Sue: "fangirl."

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  2. The Geek’s Guide to Dating Advice: How to Talk to Gamer Girls

    The Geek's Guide to Dating is out on December 3rd from Quirk Books!

    Our resident geek dating expert Eric Smith, author of The Geek's Guide to Dating, is here again to help answer your geek dating queries.

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  3. Reign’s Adelaide Kane Is An Intelligent, Well-Spoken Geek, And We Love Her

    ONE OF US. ONE OF US.

    Okay, we know Reign is a show on The CW, and The CW isn't exactly known for its' appeal to the nerd community. But we're here to tell you that Adelaide Kane - star of Reign, the CW's newest show about Mary, Queen of Scots - is a girl after our own nerdy hearts. She's one of us!

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  4. Back-to-School: Fangirl Style

    Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

    Leigh Lahav decided to make a new video in honor of good ol' back-to-school time! Is it difficult to keep your fandom out of school work or are your teachers more accepting of your hobbies? (via Leigh Lahav) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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  5. The 5 Stages Of Geek Fandom [VIDEO]

    This Makes Sense

    I'll just leave this here. (via Laughing Squid) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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  6. Take A Look At Some Of The Many Geek Girl Sentiments Inspired By The Doubleclicks’ “Nothing To Prove”

    Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

    The Doubleclicks' music video celebrating all geek girls brought together members of the geek community to celebrate the many geek girls out there and assert once again that fake geeks, male or female, do not exist. The enthusiasm for that "Nothing to Prove" concept continues on The Doubleclicks' and Geek Girls Have #NothingtoProve's respective Tumblrs, the latter of which is still collecting story submissions. We've compiled enough of our favorite photos of ladies proving they have nothing to prove to cover a whole spectrum of geeky interests and experiences.

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  7. Will The Fangirl Meeting Please Come To Order? [VIDEO]

    Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

    Disclaimer: Not all fangirls are the same, some lady fans don't even like the term "fangirl." Now that we've got that out of the way, watch this, it's adorable. Harsh dig there at first but this might produce some feels from fans of Sherlock, Firefly, Star Trek, Harry Potter, Marvel, etc. (Created by Leigh Lahav via So Geek Chic) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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  8. Her Universe Wants You To Nominate Your Favorite Fangirl! [VIDEO]

    This Exists... Because of A Lady

    Our friend Ashley Eckstein of HerUniverse.com has dubbed 2013 the Year of the Fangirl! To celebrate, they'll be highlighting a different fangirl every day and she's looking for your help finding them. Take a look at the introductory video above, there's a few rules but you can find out more and nominate someone at HerUniverse.com. (via The Bird and the Bat) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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  9. Comedian Shares Her Nerd Dating Experiences, Getting Dumped Via Puppet

    A Series of Fallopian Tubes

    Comedian Dani Herd recently did stand-up at the Laughing Skull Lounge in Atlanta, George, you know, the home of Dragon*Con. That's important, see, Herd is a geek. Her set mostly revolves around her love life and love of Fraggles. I adore her instantly. Adult language is used, you have been so forewarned. (via reddit) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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  10. The Psychology of the Fake Geek Girl: Why We’re Threatened by Falsified Fandom

    Essay

    I’ve been telling myself to stay out of this debate. I’ve been assuring myself that any time spent reading rants, posts, and their circular comments will only make me feel resentful and defensive. I tell myself that the fight is over and no one won. I rationalize that only a few people are ruining it for the rest of us and therefore, those few should just be ignored. I vow to stop drawing attention to this ridiculous creature, to stop reinforcing the idea that the “Fake Geek Girl” exists. “Why don’t you just drop it?” “Why can’t you take a joke?” “Why aren’t you over this?” I ask myself these things too. The truth is, I don’t know.

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