Some thoughts from #Ferguson on twitter

Apologies for the earlier deleted post. Had some formatting issues. Here are some tweets from tonight I found particularly impactful. I also called Governor Nixon's office several times over the course of the night, and got through three times. The guy answering the phone said he was "not at liberty to discuss" any… » 8/14/14 1:04am 8/14/14 1:04am

Rereading Harry Potter: 10 Questions I Have About The Magical World

Because I'm a dirty cheater, I'm rereading the Harry Potter series in order to meet my Goodreads Reading Challenge goal for this year. (Too lazy to hit the library for new books!) I reread the novels every year, but this is the first time I've really been reading with a critical eye. I sped through both Philosopher's… » 7/23/14 11:30am 7/23/14 11:30am

Tropes vs Women: "Ruby Sparks" As The Manic Pixie Dream Girl

You may have heard that Nathan Rabin, the writer who coined the term "Manic Pixie Dream Girl" and named the trope apologized last week for doing so, saying: » 7/22/14 11:02am 7/22/14 11:02am