In which Lady Bee chooses a life of mystery, Gricel goes in for violence and scandal, and Ashley admits she lacks the temperament to be a spy. All this and more as the ladies embark on a series of increasingly zany romantic adventures thanks to the novel My Lady's Choosing.
Ashley remedies her wrong, Bee reads some unforgivable Superman stories, and Gricel puts her lit degree to use while following up on her idea of Batman as a Victorian (highly Romantic) hero. The lady nerds wrap up their discussion on Batman, share some favorite comics, and announce the next work in the Summer of Superheroes.
Gricel exposes a dark side, Ashley reveals a blue (hair) streak, and Bee explains how a children's book cover kicked off her career. The lady nerds continue talking comics, discuss their greatest fictional influences, and announce their next work in the miniest minisode yet.
Bee comes back to the fold, Gricel jumps in on the the trivia-sharing action, and Ashley demonstrates the importance of being plugged into the cultural zeitgeist. The lady nerds follow up on their viewing of Star Wars and Spaceballs, share their surprising faves, and announce a super new topic.
In which we find surprising links to other popular franchises, examine the value of “children’s works,” and discuss the importance of developing your story’s plot arcs in a timely fashion. All this and more as the Bluestockings discuss the films Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope and Spaceballs.
Bee shares thought-provoking misgivings, Gricel tries to plead on behalf of Diana Wynne Jones, and Ashley can’t remember if she ever really read the sequels to Howl. The lady nerds follow up on their reading/viewing of Howl’s Moving Castle, confess their nostalgic faves, and announce a ludicrous hope.
Ashley is overcome with emotion, Gricel refuses to acknowledge canon, and Bee reads a salacious diary entry from an unexpected source. The lady nerds share news about works covered in previous episodes, squee over their OTPs, and play an off-the-mark First Impressions.