Do me a favor. Get up and go to your bookcase and look at your books. How many of the books are written by women authors? If half of them aren’t female, you might be interested in reading this Alternet article to learn about passive bias. After reading about passive bias, one of my friends… Continue reading Read More By Women
I hope that you took the opportunity to visit your local comic book shop for Free Comic Book Day! If not, you should go next year–it’s held on the first Saturday of May. Shops often make it an event. You’ll find all sorts of geekery at your local shop when you stop by. One year?… Continue reading Comics Review: Free Comic Book Day
Thor #6: Uh oh! Odinson crossed Jane Foster off the list for the shittiest of reasons and now I’m fucking sad: she has breast cancer. Poor Jane. Odin is still being as useless as a bag of dicks, Malekith and Dario are making shady deals and we hardly see Thor at all. Clearly a filler… Continue reading Comics Review: March 4 and March 11
Rat Queens #9: New artist! 100% less domestic violence! Hooray! We open with some tragic Hannah backstory where we watch her mother be killed in front of her as a child. We then cut to battle (with a brief interlude for a sex daydream because why not?). Betty, Violet, Dee and Hannah are all in… Continue reading Comics Review: Week of 3/4
Spider-Gwen #1: Um. No. Just…no. I don’t know any teenage girls who talk like Gwen Stacy does in this book. I took a pause in reviewing to make sure that it was removed from my pull list. Eurgh. Ms. Marvel #12: Oh hey, an actual teenage girl. Written by a woman. Hm. Seems to be… Continue reading Comics Review Pt. 5: Another Marvel Blitz
Doctor Who: New Adventures with the Tenth Doctor #3, 4, and 7: Awww….cute reaction by Gabby when she saw the TARDIS. I always love seeing people’s reactions to the TARDIS. And she gets to go on a trip! She keeps this up, and Gabby is going to jump the favorite companion rankings above Martha, Clara… Continue reading Comics Review Pt. 4: Everything But Marvel
My fellow logophiles, please enjoy this short video by John Green and Mental Floss.