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Anomaly: Podcasting About SciFi Fantasy, Since 2007

“A geeky podcast for everyone! Created for, but not limited to, geeky girls and women, this podcast is perfect for versatile women and men whose interests include sci-fi and fantasy. With topics ranging from books, web series, movies, TV shows, ren faires, and cons, there is something for every kind of geek out there!”

~ Qimster (5 star iTunes review)

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“Love it. That’s an imperative! Tremendously enjoyable. Listen to knowledgeable fans discussing their subjects intelligently and entertaining-ly (me run out of words). They’re “what’s hot” in iTunes for a reason. Subscribe to it!”

~ Johnny Feisty (5 star iTunes review)

Latest Anomaly Show Notes & Blog Posts

1703, 2018

TNG Novels: Do Picard and Crusher Ever Get Together? PART 1

By | March 17th, 2018|Anomaly, Book Reviews, Books, Sci Fi, Show Notes, Star Trek|

SHIELDS UP! RED ALERT! Please be aware that this episode contains spoilers for the Star Trek: The Next Generation novel: Death In Winter, as well as a spoiler for the TNG episode: Yesterday's Enterprise. Do Picard and Crusher EVER get together? Do Picard and Crusher ever get together? Can they ever find happiness? If you're like me, you've been asking these questions for decades. Fret no longer, shipper! There are books that develop their romance! We'll explore them all in this new Anomaly series all about the Picard/Crusher relationship. In [...]

1702, 2018

Star Trek Discovery Season 1 Recap & Listener Mail

By | February 17th, 2018|Show Notes, Star Trek Episodes, TV episode review|

Star Trek Discovery Season 1 Recap & Mail Bag Episode Description: Jen and Angela return with a recap of Star Trek Discovery Season 1 (SPOILER ALERT!). They also read emails from Kris, Dario, Father Beast and play a voicemail from Scott. Thanks for the feedback, everyone! Topics discussed in this episode: The Bolian Brain Pox and why you need to be inoculated against it... right now. We discuss Star Trek Season 1 as a whole and the Season Finale. Why the "break-up" was not a "break-up"—it was clarification. How [...]

2112, 2017

Conflict and Controversy | The Last Jedi Podcast Review | Anomaly

By | December 21st, 2017|Movie Reviews, Show Notes, Star Wars, strong female characters|

SHIELDS UP! RED ALERT! Please be aware that this episode, and the show notes below, contain spoilers for Star Wars Episode 8 The Last Jedi. A SPOILER ALERT is played in the episode after the hosts give a non-spoiler mini-review.  Balance among Star Wars The Last Jedi Podcast Reviews "Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi" is probably the most controversial Star Wars film to date. Love it or hate it, many critics and fans are coming down on one side of the debate. After all,  The Last [...]

“Geek Acceptance! This podcast really helps me accept my inner geek. A great podcast with great hosts.”

~ LindseyClowa (5 star iTunes review)

Meet the Anomaly Podcast Hosts

Jen Rhodes
Jen RhodesAnomaly Podcast
In 3rd grade, Jen coaxed the student body into playing “V” during recess. She lead the Visitors as “Diana” until red dust, AKA cherry flavored Kool-Aid mix, ended her reign. Without her leadership, the game ended soon after.
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Angela Flournoy
Angela FlournoyAnomaly Podcast
Angela’s first memories include Wrath of Kahn, Return of the Jedi, talking with 4th grade boy scouts about Amazing Stories instead of with girls about whatever 4th grade girls chat about. But she was never a tomboy and thus an Anomaly.
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“Simply Awesome! I highly recommend the Anomaly Podcast to anyone of any gender, nationality, creed, etc. Angela and Jen are intelligent and hilarious hosts that give a different kind of insight into the world of science fiction and fantasy”

~ KC Geek Chic (5 star iTunes review)

Geek Girl Podcast & Blog

Anomaly PodcastAnomaly has been a Parsec Award finalist for two years in a row and was highlighted by Libsyn Syndication as a “Podcast Luminary”.

From the start, the founders of Anomaly had but one goal in mind: to have fun while sharing the hosts’ feminine perspectives on all things geek. Created over ten years ago by  Jen and Angela, Anomaly features commentary and reviews on sci-fi and fantasy books, television, and films. Episode topics also include gaming, cosplay, convention reportsinterviews, and geek culture.

The term “Anomaly”, as it is used by this geek girl podcast & blog, was originally coined by Jen and Angela. They use the descriptor to set themselves apart from the stereotypes that are typically associated with geeks. Anomalies are women who do not allow anyone to tell them how to act or how to geek. And they nerd-it-up over whatever, whenever, and where ever they choose.

This term is reserved for women.  Sorry, men,  you can not have it. You can call yourselves “Anomalies” if you want, but we like the term “Singularities” for dudes like us.  Singularity: the state of being singular, distinct, peculiar, uncommon or unusual. We Anomalies think it sings. Rock on, our a-typical brothers, rock on. You, too, are welcome here.

“Anomaly = Awesomeness! Jen and Angela’s Anomaly Podcast ROCKS! Not only are they entertaining, well-versed on all things sci-fi and fantasy, articulate and multifaceted, but they simply crack me up! The quality of the audio and attention to the finer points of editing are Uhura-worthy, and it’s fabulous that they are willing to point out the sometimes less-stellar aspects of what they’re discussing (The Game, anyone?) without dropping into insults or denigration. If you, too, are a geek or love someone who is, tune into The Anomaly Podcast, posthaste.”

~ Rogueslayer1 (5 star iTunes review)

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