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The Anomaly Podcast, with Jen and Angela

Anomaly PodcastAnomaly is a geek girl podcast and blog, founded by Jen and Angela in 2007. The show is often featured in the What’s Hot section, under TV and Film, within the iTunes Store and has been deemed a Podcast Luminary by Libsyn.com. The hosts are described by listeners as “smart”, “funny”, “informative” and “addictive”. Their geeky episodes are centered on sci fi fantasy books, movies, television and games as well as interviews, cosplay tips and conventions reports.  Jen and Angela have always had two goals in mind for their show; to have fun and to offer their feminine perspective on all things geek.

Award Winning

Anomaly Podcast

Anomaly has been nominated by their listeners, for a Parsec Award for three years in a row. In August of this year, Jen and Angela were informed that their podcast was a finalist under the category of: Best Speculative Fan or News Podcast (General). Parsec Award winners will be announced at Dragon con in September. Wish them luck!

Awards include: Rookie of the year and Best Panel of Show Hosts in 2009 and Best Panel of Show Hosts in 2010 from Star Wars Fanworks; a network in which Anomaly once was a member.

Anomaly: Something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected; an oddity, peculiarity, irregularity, inconsistency, incongruity, a rarity.

The term “Anomaly”, as it is used in this community, 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 themselves to “pigeonholed”. They break all stereotypes and geek the way they want to geek.

This term is reserved for women.  Sorry, men,  you can not have it. But one of your brethren, a fellow Anomaly listener, proposed that you call yourselves “Singularities.”  Singularity: the state of being singular, distinct, peculiar, uncommon or unusual. We Anomalies think it sings. Rock on, our atypical brothers, rock on. You, too, are welcome here. In fact, one of our staff members is a Singularity. Noah writes for our blog and joins us on trips to Austin Comic Con. He adds another dimension to our substance here at Anomaly. Be sure to check out all his articles too.

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iTunes Reviews

Always worth a listen, these interesting ladies will make you laugh and ponder your own geeky questions!
qimster
I only wish I’d found this podcast years ago.
James & Jewell
Keep them coming ladies. Love every episode.
Restofarian
Very fun podcast. Good Information. One of my favorites ones out there.
bama74
I am a geeky girl and I love this podcast…keep them coming ladies :)
Lunia
Outstanding podcast! These ladies know their sci-fi, and they have a great chemistry. A joy ot listen to!
Wraith1701
It’s fun to listen to these two revel in their geekdom. As a bonus, there is a bit of info thrown in as well.
Fashtall
Jen
JenCo-Founder / Co-Host / Producer
Jen is a professional graphic designer and a voice actress. She was raised on a farm, in the sticks of South Texas. Her father, John Wayne’s twin brother, is the individual responsible for introducing her to all things geeky.
Angela
AngelaCo-Founder / Co-Host / Cheertator
Angela has been a theatre nerd for twenty seven years having worked her way from kid in theatre class to actress to costume designer to director. Her first memories include Wrath of Kahn and Return of the Jedi.

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Independence Day: A Breakthrough Blockbuster or Mediocre Movie?
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