Category Archives: Conventional Blog Posts

Helping Ferguson

(And seriously, she is doing amazing work out there.) Ok, so let’s get this out of the way quickly: I’m really beginning to hate the term “slacktivism”. There’s a good way to use social media for social causes, and there’s … Continue reading

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Ferguson: It’s Not Over

Picture credit: Whitney Curtis, The New York Times Update: if this is “too long; didn’t read”, then just skip to the bottom and sign those two petitions. There is literally no good reason not to. Oh boy. Settle in, ’cause … Continue reading

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Creativity Costs Nothing

Hello everyone. From time to time, the internet gets a little overwhelming for me. Maybe it’s just bad timing, or confirmation bias, or my own mood, but lately, the internet feels about as productive and useful as an army of … Continue reading

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A Terrible Week for Everyone

Well. What a fuck-awful week. Guy thinks women owe him something, so he goes on a killing spree.

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Why Die Hard is A Christmas Movie

Well well well. Merry Christmas, everybody! Just a quick disclaimer before we get started. Personally, I feel that Die Hard is a Christmas movie. For me, the debate was always, Die Hard: great Christmas movie, or greatest Christmas movie? But … Continue reading

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TV and Feminism or: Skyler White is Not a Cunt

“And the wife of man, solitary, poore, nasty, brutish, and a cunt.” ~ Thomas Hobbes Oh wait, that’s not Hobbes. That’s a disturbingly outspoken, disturbingly large proportion of people watching tv dramas.

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Geeks: Our Own Worst Enemy

So. Last night I realized that being a geek in this day and age is the closest I’ll ever get to knowing how a self-hating [adjective-as-noun] person feels.

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