Charm Bomb2021-09-10T21:00:09+00:00

Welcome to Charm Bomb, the podcast of the Geek Girl Pen Pals! Join your IGGPPC directors every other week as we catch up and talk about what we’re geeking out about! Ask us questions and spend a little quality time with your pals. <3

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LIVE from IGGPPCamp 2021: Camp of LEGENDS (Charm Bomb episode 25)

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This episode Joanna and Summer discuss IGGPPCamp 2021, their favorite legends growing up, and what legends about them might be someday. 

Topics this week include Miss Fisher’s Modern Mysteries, Schmigadoon, Arthurian legends, the Eleusinian Mysteries, and top 5 National Parks or other places to go camping.

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb questions: If you could go back in time to any Legend and witness it in person, which one would you choose and why?
To submit a question to Ask Charm Bomb, email your question to charmbomb@geekgirlpenpals.com

Credits and Thanks:

  • Thanks to OmniBoi for letting us use his track Cloudsurfing. Check him out on SoundCloud!

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September 10th, 2021|

The Post Camp Blues (Charm Bomb bonus episode)

Description:

This episode Joanna and Summer discuss what they’re into right now, including true crime podcasts and Dungeons and Dragons. They also chat about the fictional places they would visit if they could, and the importance of timing. Everything is about timing.  

Topics this week include Murder, Etc., My Favorite Murder, getting over the post-camp blues, and top 5 fictional places they’d like to visit.

This is a throwback episode from 2019 that never got released! Enjoy this peek into the archives! 

Learn more about IGGPPCamp at www.geekgirlpenpals.com/camp or by following @IGGPPCamp on Twitter!

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb questions: How do I get over the blues after a great event?
To submit a question to Ask Charm Bomb, email your question to charmbomb@geekgirlpenpals.com

Credits and Thanks:

  • Thanks to OmniBoi for letting us use his track Cloudsurfing. Check him out on SoundCloud!

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August 27th, 2021|

Making Friends and Camp Memories (Charm Bomb episode 24)

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This episode Joanna and Summer discuss their times as camp counselors and reminisce about their favorite camp memories, as well as ways to connect with someone to begin a new friendship. 

Topics this week include Full Bloom (tv show), Mysterious Benedict Society, friend “dating”, capture the flag, and top 5 memories from camp.

Learn more about IGGPPCamp at www.geekgirlpenpals.com/camp or by following @IGGPPCamp on Twitter!

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb questions: How do I tell someone I want to be their friend without being awkward?
To submit a question to Ask Charm Bomb, email your question to charmbomb@geekgirlpenpals.com

Credits and Thanks:

  • Thanks to OmniBoi for letting us use his track Cloudsurfing. Check him out on SoundCloud!

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August 13th, 2021|

IGGPPCamp 2021! (Charm Bomb BONUS episode)


Description:

In this special BONUS episode of Charm Bomb, Joanna and Summer discuss IGGPPCamp, including the history of how Camp came to be, how to participate in Camp including the types of activities happening, and a little bit about what’s happening this year with IGGPPCamp: Camp of LEGENDS. 

IGGPCamp takes place August 12 – 15, 2021, and you can learn more at www.geekgirlpenpals.com/camp or by following @IGGPPCamp on Twitter!

To submit a question to Ask Charm Bomb, email your question to charmbomb@geekgirlpenpals.com

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  • Thanks to OmniBoi for letting us use his track Cloudsurfing. Check him out on SoundCloud!

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July 30th, 2021|

Cartoons and Long Distance Support (Charm Bomb episode 23)

Description:

This episode Joanna and Summer discuss ways to support a long distance friend who’s going through a hard time, have a shared moment of nostalgia over the Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland movie, and tell a peak-Summer mime story. 

Topics this week include Alone (tv show), Grady Hendrix’s horror novels, and our top 5 childhood cartoons. 

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb questions: How do I support a long distance friend going through a hard time?
To submit a question to Ask Charm Bomb, email your question to charmbomb@geekgirlpenpals.com

Credits and Thanks:

Thanks to OmniBoi for letting us use his track Cloudsurfing. Check him out on SoundCloud!

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July 16th, 2021|

Broadwaycore (Charm Bomb episode 22)

Description:

This episode Joanna and Summer discuss finding your personal aesthetic and the magic of live theater experiences.

Topics this week include sword fighting, building miniatures, cottagecore, dark and light academia, and our top 5 musicals.

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb questions:How do I find my aesthetic?
To submit a question to Ask Charm Bomb, email your question to charmbomb@geekgirlpenpals.com

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Thanks to OmniBoi for letting us use his track Cloudsurfing. Check him out on SoundCloud!

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July 2nd, 2021|

Olympics and Halloween are coming! (Charm Bomb episode 21)

Description:

This episode Joanna and Summer discuss Halloween (or Summerween), apps for recording birds, mental health, and the value of sports. 

Topics this week include Schitt’s Creek, Fear Street, Jelle’s Marble Races, and our top 5 Olympic sports.

Mentioned this week: 

Blaseball – https://www.blaseball.com/

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb questions: How do I share my geek side with new friends?
To submit a question to Ask Charm Bomb, email your question to charmbomb@geekgirlpenpals.com

Credits and Thanks:

Thanks to OmniBoi for letting us use his track Cloudsurfing. Check him out on SoundCloud!

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June 18th, 2021|

SPORTSBALL (Charm Bomb Episode 20)

Description:

This episode Joanna and Summer discuss growing houseplants and tiny indoor greenhouses, setting healthy boundaries, and learning how to socialize again. 

Topics this week include The Mighty Ducks, Blaseball, sports movies from our childhoods, and our top 5 favorite fictional sports teams. 

Mentioned this week: 

Blaseball – https://www.blaseball.com/

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb questions: How do I deal with being out of practice at socializing?
To submit a question to Ask Charm Bomb, email your question to charmbomb@geekgirlpenpals.com

Credits and Thanks:

Thanks to OmniBoi for letting us use his track Cloudsurfing. Check him out on SoundCloud!

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June 4th, 2021|

Robots and Reconnecting (Charm Bomb Episode 19)

Description:

This episode Joanna and Summer discuss ways to reconnect with old pen pals, having to track down packages that have gone to the wrong address (as you do), and the similarities between Wishbone and Doctor Who’s K-9. 

Topics this week include The Bad Batch (and Star Wars animation more generally), Pokemon Snap, and our top 5 favorite fictional robots.

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb questions: What are some ways to reconnect or find a pen pal after losing touch?
To submit a question to Ask Charm Bomb, email your question to charmbomb@geekgirlpenpals.com

Credits and Thanks:

Thanks to OmniBoi for letting us use his track Cloudsurfing. Check him out on SoundCloud!

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May 21st, 2021|

Into the Multiverse (Charm Bomb Episode 18)

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This episode Joanna and Summer discuss the shows they’re binging right now and the challenges of finding new things to watch when there’s so much out there. (Spoilers: we love lists!) 

Topics this week include The Irregulars, The Clone Wars animated series, Teenage Bounty Hunters, and our top 5 favorite superheroes.

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb questions: With so many things to watch it can be overwhelming, how do you pick something new?
To submit a question to Ask Charm Bomb, email your question to charmbomb@geekgirlpenpals.com

Credits and Thanks:

Thanks to OmniBoi for letting us use his track Cloudsurfing. Check him out on SoundCloud!

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May 7th, 2021|
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