Ursa takes you once more into the magic dance of adolescent metaphors, dear friends. Ever just want to go back and talk about stuff again? Stuff, perhaps, that You Like? Well, this is a second look at Labyrinth, and Ursa’s feeling metaphorical.
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Sofie Liv and Jill Bearup had a Women and Geek Culture Panel at ALCon 2014.
These are their highlights.
This week, Ursa discusses Movie!Tristan, Boring Normal Guy Heroes, fantastical characters, and why Tristan fails as our Harry Potter-esque Everyman With A Destiny. Also, Robert DeNiro wears some really interesting dresses.
Highlights from the Women and Geek Culture Panel at ALCon 2014, with Sofie Liv and Jill Bearup.
A video version of a script I wrote for NOVW. Tips for getting started making videos, including an admonition to tidy your room and wash your dirty clothes.
No, I’m not a stooge for your parents,…
This week: Cher as proto-Elle Woods, struggling through Emma, class struggle in Emma, and overuse of the word “curmudgeon”.
In today’s video, your intrepid…er…Jill…decides to have a crack at the Nerdfighter Online Video Workshop, and pretends to be a SciShowSpace host.
Well, a girl can dream, right?
Oh, Facebook! I remember when liking something meant you got to see posts about it. But hey, Facebook, we’ll just go our separate ways, no biggie. We can still be friends.
Got an interesting question through the Agony Booth email contact form, and decided to share the answer with the world. So: what do I think about fix-it fic? And how does that relate to the Star Wa…
In this episode: princesses, knights and queens, Linkara, Count Jackula, and some of the reasons Frozen was so insanely popular. Also, Ursa breaks into song. Because how else would you expect her to celebrate her 100th episode?
In her last look at Harry Potter (for a while, anyway), Ursa discusses the big themes of Deathly Hallows. But mostly the ones relating to growing up and friendship. Because friendship is magic.
Listen to your Auntie Jill, and stick with it, whatever ‘it’ is. Because lots of practice beats natural ability any day. And both together is nigh unbeatable.
In Ursa’s penultimate Harry Potter-themed episode, she talks fanfiction, the 10,000 hour rule, the importance of constructive feedback, and why fic is important.
No really, they are. And so are German cycle lanes.
In this episode: Umbridge, Snape, Dumbledore, how good priorities go bad, and the importance of forgiveness.
Some useful tips. And also minor ranting. Because moving is hell. So let me give you my best advice
Does exactly what it says on the tin! Introduces me, my channels, and my videos. Enjoy!
List of videos can be found at http://jillbearup.com/blog/masterpost
Summary: Internet bad. Everything else great. New videos currently problematic, but we’ll figure something out. Also: this corner of Germany? Very pretty.
In this episode: Rita Skeeter, house-elves, truth, lies and media, the power of cooperation, the power of story, and why it’s never a good idea to make Hermione mad.
Just what it sounds like. Guess who’s emigrating? Why yes. It IS me!