Posts tagged social media

INTERVIEW: Sam Coyle and Erin Carter Explore Mental Health in Their Film, HAZY LITTLE THING

Hazy Little Thing explores people’s relationship with social media and their own mental health, from the minds of filmmakers, Sam Coyle and Erin Carter. With what’s going on right now globally during this pandemic, can you relate to the feeling of isolation and loneliness despite constantly being “connected” via technology?

Hi guys, thank you so much for joining us on Defective Geeks! Please tell us about your new film, Hazy Little Thing. What is it all about?

Hey thanks for having us! Hazy Little Thing follows Billie, a writer, blocked in the wake of her past success. Spiralling further and further into her fear of failure and lack of self-acceptance she posts a particularly self-deprecating post on social media, and after seeing this, her sister and a few close friends rush to her rescue to throw a sort of intervention under the guise of a surprise birthday weekend. 

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CONTEST: ‘The Boy’ Fan Premiere Movie Ticket

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We are giving away a ticket to one lucky fan to walk the red carpet and watch the new horror movie, The Boy, starring Lauren Cohan (The Walking Dead).

PRIZE PACK INCLUDES:

A pair of movie tickets to see The Boy

Free small popcorn & small drink

A chance to walk on the red carpet

A meet-and-greet photo opportunity with a social media star

A live stream before the movie starts with film star Lauren Cohan (“The Walking Dead”), who will be attending the Los Angeles premiere, and all 19 social media stars across the country

Pre-show activities and photo booths

Limited edition t-shirt, presented by Dolby Atmos

HOW TO WIN: Leave a comment on this blog post with your name, e-mail contact and which city you would like to attend. CONTEST ENDS TOMORROW MORNING AT 9AM PST!

This special screening will take place Wednesday night, January 20, 2016.

* Note that we’ll need to get in touch with you ASAP to claim your prize.

Prizing courtesy of STX Entertainment
Winner must be able to attend one of the Fan Premiere Screenings available on Wednesday, January 20.
View all available screenings here.
Winner’s name will be on the studio’s guest list with a +1.
If winner does not reside near one of the screening locations, no alternate prize will be awarded.

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Ep. 181 #YesAllWomen

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In this episode, Fortune Cookie talks about the ever so fun Fanime where she made a horse out of cardboard and Gizzy B talks about Myth Masquerade and how she needs to step up her game with creating costumes. They also discuss the very important social media movement #YesAllWomen and why it is something everyone needs to pay attention too.

Welcome to Kawaiiland

Last Saturday night we took a trip over to Kawaiiland!

Michelle (IamChubbybunny.com) and Mandie (GeekyGlamorous.com) at Kawaiiland

So what exactly is Kawaiiland?

Presented by Hello Drama PR, JPy+ Magazine, Ninja Crate, and Studio Kuni; Kawaiiland was geared as an ultimate fashion, music, and art event encompassing all things “Kawaii” (Cute). The event showcased a variety of artwork and offered a plethora of cute shopping for guests.

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Ep. 178 Speedos and Aprons

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In this episode, Chubby Bunny and Yume Ninja joins us for the first time on the podcast as the newest members of the website. We learn a bit about them, how we all met, their geekdom, talk a little anime and why “butthurt” is not the best form of reaction on social media.

 

GEEK LIFE: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

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Let’s all just admit it. Most days, we feel like everyone else is doing fun stuff without us. You feel like you’re just sitting in your own cave, watching Netflix while all your friends are high fiving each other on a flying, real life Tardis that one of their other cooler friend made for that one party that you weren’t invited to. Then you tell yourself that it’s okay because you’re kind of a boring person anyways and no one wants to hang out with you. EVER. The cycle of feeling bad for yourself continues forever.

Well, my fellow geeks — it’s time to buck up.

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