.@OutOfTokensCast Guest Updates

It’s been a little while since we posted about upcoming guests but here’s our upcoming roster.

If you want to send in questions for guests, @ us on twitter or email us freshoutoftokens@gmail.com

August 3rd – UGRGaming to talk about streaming, Twitch, diversity in streaming and TwitchCon

August 10th – Nico Deyo to talk about Ana in Overwatch and their Paste Games article

August 17th – Jennifer Hepler to talk about the new book she edited, Women in Game Development: Breaking the Glass Level Cap, writing for games & more

August 24th – Guest TBD

August 31st & September 7th- No recording travel, EIC Cypheroftyr traveling for PAX West & other business

September 14th – forward: Guests TBD

If you would like to be a guest on Fresh Out of Tokens, or have suggestions for future guests; drop us a line at freshoutoftokens@gmail.com or @ us on twitter; OutOfTokensCast

 

 

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ICYMI – I wrote about Ghostbusters, tropes & missing discourse for @Polygon

The random musings of a 1973 Original

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Ghostbusters is still haunted by negative racial tropes

What the movie got wrong

Opinion – By Tanya D.

I remember the original Ghostbusters movie. I was a teenager when it was released, and I saw it in the theater. It was fantastic for a little nerdling like me to see science and cool stuff and people who won through smarts rather than brute force.

Ernie Hudson’s Winston Zeddemore wasn’t a scientist. He wasn’t one of the smart guys who saved folks. That’s what bothered me when I saw the first film the most: seeing a black person on screen, but not seeing them be fully part of the story. We’ve gotten the same old tropes 30 years later, and it’s still a problem. This is why I’m not cheering the reboot with the same unbridled glee as other folks.

THIS IS A TREND

The original Ghostbusters wasn’t an anomaly in this…

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ICYMI – Ladies Night of no chill with @iamlaurenp & @Phunky_Brewster

Lauren, Shannon and Tanya get comfy for a girl’s night in to discuss gatekeeping, nerd social fallacies, being black women in nerd spaces, podcasting and more.

NOPCAST

Listen on Fresh Out of Tokens // Download the MP3

We have tees, and other items in the #INeedDiverseGames spreadshirt shop. We’re splitting the profits 50/50 with @Chachibobinks. There’s a blog to compliment the show!

Follow us at outoftokenscast.com If you have questions, compliments, hate mail feel free to drop a note there as well. You can also @ us on twitter; @OutOfTokensCast or email us freshoutoftokens@gmail.com.

Musical accompaniment for Fresh Out of Tokens is provided by Mike Moody. You can hear more of her work at: http://soundcloud.com/mikemoody-1

Article:

Warning: Pokemon Go could be a Death Sentence if you’re a black man

Questions for Lauren and Shannon:

@HellresidentNY: If offered a creative position with Marvel’s films & TV shows or DC’s films and TV shows, which company would you choose to work for & why?

@Thain1982:

Given the choice, do you prefer single player, competitive multiplayer, or co-op?

What fandoms/communities are you happiest to be a part of? (and which do you avoid)

What has been your favorite part of doing @nerdsofpreycast?

What we’re playing:

Lauren: Fallout 4

Shannon :Sims Free Play, Covet Fashion, trying to hang onto Pokemon Go, and Unravel

Tanya: Guild Wars 2, Sims 4, Street Fighter V

Where to find our guests online

Where to find your hosts online:

Tanya D.@cypheroftyr // @INeedDivGms

Twitch: twitch.tv/cypheroftyr // twitch.tv/INeedDivGames

Patreon: patreon.com/INeedDivGms // patreon.com/cypheroftyr

David L. Reeves@RedConversation

Twitch: twitch.tv/red_conversation

Patreon: patreon.com/redconversation

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