Tag Archives: Feminism

The Circle of… A Day In the… Final Four Words

The final four words of Netflix’s revival of the beloved TV show Gilmore Girls, which they subtitled A Year In the Life, are its creator Amy Sherman-Palladino’s culmination of the pop-cultural phenomenon. Some fans are angry at them, almost demanding a … Continue reading

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The Latest In Geekdom

I’ve been busy moving and not having consistent internet for the past few weeks, hence the delay in posting. There’s a lot of pop culture and geek news to catch up on since I’ve been away. Emmys The 68th Annual … Continue reading

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Netflix and Laugh

I’ve had Netflix for years. I don’t watch many movies using the service, but I do watch quite a bit of TV on it. I’ve been catching up on shows I never watched when they were first on, or re-watching … Continue reading

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#IWD2016

Today is International Women’s Day, or #IWD2016. It’s a day to celebrate equality and taking action for all women, of all ages, around the world. Google has made an inspiring Doodle for the day. The behind the scenes information about the … Continue reading

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#freekesha

Now, I’m not a fan of Kesha’s music. I’ve heard it and I was not impressed. I’m not her target audience, obviously, so I doubt she would care much about my personal feelings on her music. Other people can like … Continue reading

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’tis the Season… For Conferencing, Part the First

I love conferences.  Absolutely love them.  If done right, conferences are the highlight of an academic year; they can be fun, interesting and stimulating all at the same time.  Even ‘bad’ conferences are usually useful in some respect.  I’ve just … Continue reading

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New Music Reviews

Thanks to NPR and their ‘First Listen‘ series, I discovered two new artists this past week.  I usually check in on Monday or Tuesday to see what new music is being released in the upcoming week.  Most of the time … Continue reading

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To boldly go where no HBO Girl has gone before…

I’ve been thinking a lot about feminism recently.  Everything from this Joss Whedon speech from 2006 where he keeps having to answer questions about ‘strong women characters’ to Hadley Freeman’s recent article about why feminism doesn’t need a makeover to … Continue reading

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Dragons and Hobbits and Dwarves, Oh My!

I saw Peter Jackson’s second film in the new Middle Earth trilogy, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug last night.  Like his previous Tolkien-based movies, Jackson adds his own interpretations and deletes some superfluous material.  Both have their benefits and … Continue reading

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