[link] Camille Paglia Takes on Taylor Swift, Hollywood’s #GirlSquad Culture
[link] The Gender Scandal: Part One (Scandinavia) and Part Two (Canada) [Peterson]
The Gender Scandal: Part One (Scandinavia) and Part Two (Canada)
[posting] Heroes (Dragon Age fanfic)
Chapter 9 [wattpad]
#dangersoflatenightcaffeine Finished work at 12:15. Got home by 12:45. Went to bed around 2:30. COULDN’T GO TO SLEEP. COULDN’T TURN MY BRAIN OFF. COULDN’T STOP THINKING ABOUT SOCIAL ISSUES. COULDN’T IGNORE WORLD ISSUES. #insomniacintj Managed to get to sleep around 8 AM. Next morning…
– “One group that definitely faces prejudice in college admissions” by Jonathan Zimmerman
BookTube. It’s a Thing.
Originally posted on Issue 47: As I’ve started to shift gears to reading more books than comic books, I’ve come across something (a phenomenon?) called BookTube. BookTube is not a separate site. From what I can tell it’s all on YouTube. Unsurprisingly, the people apart of this digital subculture refer to themselves as BookTubers. So…
[review] Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Ghost in the Shell (2017) surprised me. It isn’t perfect, but it ended up being way better than I thought it would be. A lot of “hard-core” GitS fans were disappointed apparently, but, considering the quality of other film adaptations of anime, they were being unduly harsh.
“All that hooey! The trance and the white cocks and the brazier and the pentagrams and the voodoo and the reversed crucifix – all that was for the crudely superstitious. And the famous “box” was a bit of hooey for the contemporary-minded. We don’t believe in spirits and witches and spells nowadays, but we’re a gullible lot when it comes to “rays” and “waves” and psychological phenomena. That box, I bet, is nothing but a nice little assembly of electrical show-off, coloured bulbs and humming valves. Because we live in daily fear of radio fall out and strontium 90 and all the rest of it, we’re amenable to suggestion along the line of scientific talk. The whole set-up at the Pale Horse was bogus!”
-Christie, The Pale Horse, 210-211.