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:

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|

Travel Hopefully (Charm Bomb 13)

Description:

This episode Summer and Joanna discuss our favorite Doctor Who companions and making friends in adulthood.  

Topics this week include Bridgerton, d&d, meaningful relationships with others and ourselves, and tea. 

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb question: Are friendships based on shared interests the key to meaningful happiness?
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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January 14th, 2021|

Let’s Get Alicorny (Charm Bomb Episode 12)

Description:

This episode Summer and Joanna discuss hot cocoa bombs (#accidentalcheese), the shows they’re currently watching, and their top 5 fictional pets.  

Topics this week include The Mandalorian & The Expanse (all discussions are spoiler-free!), bardcore, making art, and embracing the changing seasons. 

The Menagerie MacLeod magical creatures: https://themenageriemacleod.com/ 

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb question: What are some good ways to pass the time indoors?
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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January 1st, 2021|

Charm Bomb: Comfy Cozies (Episode 11)

Description:
This episode Summer and Joanna discuss cosy comforts, connecting with friends, and sourdough starter. 

Topics this week include Lovecraft Country, customized playlists, burning candles & incense, and top 5 comfy cozy things. 

Jo’s playlists from the episode:

  • Playlist for a Pandemic: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/10rUQU9fT2mIHZfzrHWxV7?si=cmcRmAp0ROO6iEGKQuGNgg
  • Playlist for Letter Writing: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3WyB9EYA3xN1vPqrNy9hRr?si=OqUCiyY-Q6GKetddlphIBA 

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb question: What are some geeky things to get you through hard times?
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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November 20th, 2020|

Charm Bomb: Halloween and Horror (Episode 10)

Description:
This episode Summer and Joanna discuss their favorite spooky or Halloween themed movies, films that are also stage plays, and other seasonal spooky things. 

Topics this week include The Legend of Korra (yes, again!), the game Among Us, and dealing with social media while practicing self care.

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb question: How do I stop doomscrolling?  
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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October 30th, 2020|

Charm Bomb: Aesthetically Pleasing Piles (Episode 9)

Description:
This episode Summer and Joanna discuss homemade fancy drinks, crafting and art techniques, and favorite Pokemon. 

Topics this week include The Legend of Korra (and character growth), aesthetically pleasing piles of pumpkins and pinecones, and growing past a fandom.

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb question: How do I get through breaking up with a fandom?  
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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October 4th, 2020|

Charm Bomb: LIVE from IGGPPCamp! (Episode 8)

Description:

This episode Summer and Joanna discuss favorite camp snacks, new cryptids, and baking tips that will surely get us kicked out of Great British Bake Off.

Topics this week include s’mores, online RPG, and campfire cooking.

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb question: What are some tips for getting into baking?
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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September 2nd, 2020|

Charm Bomb: There is no Lake Monster (Episode 7)

Description:

This episode Summer and Joanna chat with IGGPPCamp Nurse Buffalo aka IGGPPC staffer Kara about camp and Joanna gets excited about cryptids, per usual. 

Topics this week include top 5 mythical creatures, the origins of IGGPPCamp, and Animal Crossing.

Editorial notes:
IGGPPCamp Registration is open through July 22, 2020. Learn more about Camp at geekgirlpenpals.com/camp!

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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July 21st, 2020|

Charm Bomb: Jams, Tea, and Camp, oh my! (Episode 6)

Description:

This episode Summer and Joanna discuss their favorite teas, current shows and hobbies they’re into, and chat about IGGPPCamp, happening in late July 2020. 

Topics this week include top 5 pump-up songs, how to get involved with IGGPPCamp, and beetle pinning. 

Editorial notes:
This episode was recorded May 14, 2020.
The IGGPPCamp Care Package Swap is now complete. Follow @iggleswaps on Twitter for all swaps info!

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb question: What is IGGPPCamp?
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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June 18th, 2020|

Charm Bomb: Fictional Detectives, Dramaturgy, and Day Drinking (Episode 5)

Description:

This episode Summer and Joanna discuss staying at home with unstructured time, and how they’re finding ways to get through day to day life when things are uncertain. 

Topics this week include top 5 favorite fictional detectives, making art and spending virtual time with friends. 

This week’s Ask Charm Bomb question: How do I deal with so much unstructured time?  
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!

Subscribe for Free:

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May 11th, 2020|
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