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An Alarming Look At The “Fake Geek Girl” Issue [VIDEO]

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Ohhh, so this is why everyone is so scared of the “Fake Geek Girl.” I get it now. Totally legit problem we absolutely need to do something about. But seriously, Patrick Willems does a great job at poking fun at the controversy, and uses some real internet comments to do it. (We’ve seen a similar take on this before actually.)

(via Slate)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."