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Desi Geek Girls


Swapna Krishna and Preeti Chhibber, two Indian lady nerds, talk geek pop culture, a lot of Star Wars, and some Bollywood thrown in for good measure.

Jul 5, 2018

In this smorgasboard of an episode, we talk about the things that have been amusing us over the past month.

Topics include: personal news, Idris Elba, Priyanka Chopra's memoir, SDCC, Star Trek: Discovery, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse, Ocean's 8, Megan Whalen Turner, The Hate U Give, Starless by Jacqueline Carey, The Witch Elm by Tana French, The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan, The Lost Queen by Signe Pike, Caught in Time by Julie McElwain, A Discovery of Witches, SpaceX, Jane the Virgin, Rogue & Gambit, Champions, the World Cup, the Tour de France, Jurassic World: Evolution, and Bose sleepbuds.

Order A Thousand Beginnings and Endings: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/a-thousand-beginnings-and-endings-ellen-oh/1126562946?ean=9780062671158

Garba at Lincoln Center: https://twitter.com/runwithskizzers/status/1014301966724452352 and https://twitter.com/runwithskizzers/status/1014291030651408384

Swapna interviews Preeti at FANGRRLS: http://www.syfy.com/syfywire/author-preeti-chhibber-on-representation-and-how-she-stays-positive-in-todays-world

A Discovery of Witches trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5qMoVTAwGk

The Hate U Give trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MM8OkVT0hw

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4Hbz2jLxvQ