Charm Bomb2020-04-02T21:26:47+00:00

Charm Bomb: the podcast of the Geek Girl Pen Pals Club!

It’s the next generation of Charm Bomb, where your IGGPPC directors catch up and talk about what we’re geeking out about! Ask us questions and spend a little quality time with your pals. <3

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

List of episodes:

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

Credits and Thanks:

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)

Description:

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|

Birthday Party LIVE! (Charm Bomb Episode 17)

Description:

This episode is all about the Geek Girl Pen Pals 8th birthday! Joanna and Summer reminisce about their favorite IGGPPC memories, their own 8th birthdays, and talk about their favorite cakes.

Topics this week include Lovecraft Country, sleepover snacks, gardening, and 90s nostalgia.

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb questions: What’s the one gift you wish someone would give you for your birthday but no one ever does?
If you were turning 8 now, what would be on your birthday wish list?

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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April 23rd, 2021|

Let’s have cake! (Charm Bomb Episode 16)

Description:

This episode Summer and Joanna host special guest, IGGPPC co-founder, Emily “Farquharson” to chat about baked treats, long distance hangouts, and IGGPPC’s 8th birthday. 

Topics this week include Animal Crossing, October Faction, West World, Ted Lasso, Cake Smash (the game), and the band Man Man.

Mentioned this episode:

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb question: What are some ways to hang out with friends long distance?  
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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March 10th, 2021|

You Are Geeky Enough (Episode 15)

Description:

This episode Summer and Joanna discuss their various art hobbies, their top 5 fictional ships (spaceships and ocean-going ships), and what counts when it comes to being geeky enough. 

Topics this week include Star Trek Lower Decks, throwing pottery, exhibit design, and geek loves.

Mentioned this episode:

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb question: Am I geeky enough?
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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February 23rd, 2021|

We Ship It (Charm Bomb Episode 14)

Description:

This episode Summer and Joanna host their fellow IGGPPC Director Jen and talk about fashion trends we’d bring back, the shows we’re binging, and our favorite fictional couples.

Topics this week include Bridgerton (yes, again), Animal Crossing, WandaVision, our love of 90s fashion and also capes.

Mentioned this episode:

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb question: If you could be the people to start a new fashion trend, what would it be and why?  
To submit a question to Ask Charm Bomb, email your question to charmbomb@geekgirlpenpals.com

Credits and Thanks

Charm Bomb Podcast is produced by Geek Girl Pen Pals staffer Rosa.

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

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February 4th, 2021|
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