Desi Geek Girls
The Rings of Power, NYCC, Gotham Knights & more!
This week, Swapna and Preeti break down season one of The Rings of Power -- Hot!Sauron weighing heavily on their minds -- dig into some NYCC news (Star Trek, The Wheel of Time), and talk about their experiences with Gotham Knights!
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Swapna's WIRED column: https://www.wired.com/author/swapna-krishna/
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Star Trek: Picard (Episodes 1 - 2), The Mandalorian, Tears of the Kingdom, & more!
This week Swapna and Preeti dive into the first two episodes of Star Trek: Picard's final season. They also dig into that Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom trailer and talk about the How to Train Your Dragon news. Episode Links: Desi Geek Girls patreon: http://www.patreon.com/desigeekgirls Swapna's WIRED column: https://www.wired.com/author/swapna-krishna/Swapna’s Star Trek: Picard S3 primer: https://swapna.beehiiv.com/p/star-trek-picard-everything-need-know-season-3Magic Has No Borders pre-order: https://www.harpercollins.com/products/magic-has-no-borders-samira-ahmedsona-charaipotrasabaa-tahirsayantani-dasguptatanaz-bhathenasangu-mandannaolivia-chadhanaila-azadtracey-baptistenaz-kutubnikita-gillswati-teerdhalashreya-ila-anasuyatahir-abrarpreeti-chhibber?variant=41014457008162Swapna’s Picard recaps at Vulture: https://nymag.com/author/swapna-krishna/
Getting Ready for Star Trek: Picard, DC, Jedi: Survivor, Forspoken, and more!
This week Swapna and Preeti dive into some Star Trek episodes to prep for this month's premiere of Star Trek: Picard. They also chat through some of that DC news, go through the 2023 video game slate, including Jedi: Survivor, Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Final Fantasy, and more.Star Trek Episodes discussed:Next Generation:“Elementary, Dear Data”“Ship in a Bottle”“Brothers”“Attached”Deep Space 9:“Tacking into the Wind”** hugely spoilery for DS9 so don’t watch if you’re planning on watching that show for the first time Episode Links:Desi Geek Girls patreon: http://www.patreon.com/desigeekgirls Swapna's WIRED column: https://www.wired.com/author/swapna-krishna/Spider-Man’s Social Dilemma: https://www.littleshopofstories.com/book/9781368051699 Swapna’s Star Trek: Picard S3 primer: https://swapna.beehiiv.com/p/star-trek-picard-everything-need-know-season-3
Interview: Sandeep Parikh & Jasmine Bhullar, DesiQuest
Creators, writers, actors, and all around desi geek icons Jasmine Bhullar & Sandeep Parikh stop by the podcast to talk all about DesiQuest. DesiQuest is a high-quality actual play Dungeons & Dragons show featuring an all South Asian cast,Support DesiQuest on KickstarterSandeep Parikh is a multidisciplinary entertainer and filmmaker. As an actor he’s appeared in popular shows like The Guild, New Girl, Californication and Community. He’s also writer and director of several digital series including the award winning interactive comedy That Moment When, Comedy Central’s The Legend of Neil, and most recently, the interactive comedy Wizard School Dropout. He wrote on and voice acted on Glitch Techs for Netflix/Nickelodeon. He’s founder and Chief Creative Officer of diversity-focused comedy house EffinFunny. @SandeepParikh @EffinFunnyJasmine Bhullar is an actress, internet personality and content creator. She is the mind behind Geek & Sundry’s Vampire: The Masquerade Starter Kit, DnDBeyond’s Battle 4 Beyond and Dimension 20's Coffin Run. Jasmine has helped bring to life monsters, maidens, and rogues like Reva for Critical Role, Betty for World of Darkness’s Seattle By Night, and Beryl from Relics & Rarities on Geek & Sundry. She is currently writing and developing for Critical Role as well as Into the Motherlands. @ThatBronzeGirl