Fake Geek Girls
Episode 16


Melissa Brinks published on

We’re back with episode sixteen! This time around we’re talking about factions, specifically Hogwarts houses and the districts of The Hunger Games. Why do we love them so much? Why is belonging so important? How do these factions shape fictional worlds?

What Missy’s Been Up To:


  • Pretty Deadly by Kelly Sue DeConnick
  • Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett


  • Fragile Soft Machines
  • Dark Echo
  • Life is Strange


  • Twin Peaks
  • Adventure Time Season 5
  • Bakuman
  • Mad Max: Fury Road (again)

What Merri’s Been Up To:


  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  • The Avengers

Some Links You May Find Interesting:

Punk Games: Zoe Quinn's article for Offworld on alt games.
Closeted Damsels and Heroic Gal Pals: Maddy Myers' article summing up one of Missy's issues with Life is Strange. WARNING: Spoilers.
Intergroup Conflict in the World of Harry Potter
Safe As Houses: Sorting and School Houses at Hogwarts
Everyone Should Want to Be a Hufflepuff

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