On today’s Geek Girl Riot the ladies reign supreme: We talk Ralph Breaks the Internet’s mega princess bonanza. We also chat to the queen of YA, Nicola Yoon, then proclaim She Did It! about the legendary Mary Shelley & Jane Yolen.
Whachudoin’? with Nicola Yoon We had so much fun talking with Nicola Yoon we’re throwing it back to her fantastic Whachudoin’? episode. The YA author chats to Sherin and Sam about her upcoming third novel, what books and movies she’s loving, and the film adaptation of Everything, Everything. They also talk about representation, the link between science and art, and how Nicola began writing so her daughter could see herself
in a book.
Kat & Cub & Papa Bear Break the Internet! Our cutest trio Kat & Cub & Papa Bear drop by to share their love of Ralph Breaks the Internet. Catch them teasing some of the movie’s many Easter eggs and find out why breaking the internet never sounded so awesome.
She Did It! with Mary Shelley & Jane Yolen Sherin and Sam bring back our She Did It! segment to shine the light on the mother of science fiction, Mary Shelley, and living legend, author Jane Yolen. Our Rioters tell the stories of the two incredible creators—join us in shouting: She Did It!
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Tune in to Geek Girl Riot on idobi Radio every Tuesday at 11pm ET / 8pm PT for your dose of late-night geekery from our team of rioters. ‘Til next time, see everything our Rioters talked about, and read a translation of the poem, The Physics of Love by Kim In-yook (sook):
The size of an object is not proportional to its mass
That girl, as small as a violet
That girl, drifting in the sky like the petals of a flower
Pulls me to her with a force greater than the Earth
In a single moment
I fell and rolled towards her, without reason
Like Newton’s apple
With a thump
With a thump-thump
My heart bounced from the heavens to the earth
In a dizzying motion, like a pendulum
It was the moment I first fell in love