My fellow logophiles, please enjoy this short video by John Green and Mental Floss.
“My theory is that people in this day and age want to dismiss things. So they want to be able to dismiss you. They say, ‘You don’t belong, you don’t deserve this because here’s why, and let me find an intellectual argument for why you wearing pink or cuff sleeves or a bow makes you not worthy of your accomplishments. Everything you’ve done doesn’t matter because you wore the wrong thing or you speak in a way that’s feminine or you identify yourself as feminine.’ And I just think that’s bullshit.”
Singin’ in the Rain is one of my favorite movies, at least in part due to Lina Lamont, who is one of the greatest underrated comic characters I’ve seen on film. Every once in a while, you realize something awful about a book, movie, or song that you’ve loved since you were an uncritical child:… Continue reading Links Roundup – 2/18/15
Sutton Foster performs “Show Off” from her leading role in the Broadway musical “The Drowsy Chaperone” on the Tony Awards.
via Episode 66 – YouTube.
Oh hey, did I mention I was going to be on the Geekvice podcast?
So…I was on the Geekvice podcast. We discussed comics, women in comics, my recent post about 50 Shades of Grey, and I might have cursed a few times and talked about porn. You know, like you do.
Anyways. Watch, have fun, maybe go back and check out a few more episodes of Geekvice!
With 50 Shades of Grey coming out this weekend, I feel like now is a good time to talk about domestic violence. If you’d like to read more about 50 Shades of Grey and how it relates to domestic violence, there’s a long list of links available here. It’s interesting to see how Christian Grey… Continue reading Domestic Violence, 50 Shades of Grey and BDSM
I was in a bad mood the other day and then I found this video. I’m pretty sure it’s impossible to stay in a bad mood while watching the Stray Cats sing Be-Bop-a-Lula!