Fake Geek Girls
Episode 17

Teen "Chick Flicks"

Melissa Brinks published on

Welcome to episode 17, TEEN CHICK FLICKS, in which Merri and Missy discuss some of their favorite teen movies that are so often relegated to being “chick flicks.” Topics of conversation include teen heartthrobs, 90s girl power, and how we should really just stop using the term “chick flicks” already. 

What Missy’s Been Up To:


  • Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
  • Still Life With Woodpecker and Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins
  • Fresh Romance


  • Splatoon
  • Homesick
  • Year Walk


  • Inside Out

What Merri’s Been Up To:


  • Down the Rabbit Hole by Holly Madison


  • Steven Universe
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  • Stitchers

Some Links You May Find Interesting:

The Pizza Party Where Everyone Got Fired - Stories of layoffs in the games industry from Kotaku
Things That Keep Women Out of the Games Industry by Brie Code, lead programmer of Child of Light
Why Men Hate Chick Flicks by Michael Taylor
Pondering the Chick Flick by Melissa Silverstein

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