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Monthly Archives: May, 2015

Hannibal > everything

Here’s a nice little article for your Sunday, in which Bryan Fuller (showrunner of Hannibal and all-around TV MVP) expresses his distaste for the lazy storytelling that is Rape As A Plot … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · 3 Comments

Happy Friday!

The internet has outdone itself yet again, with this mashup of Mad Max: Fury Road and the movie I didn’t even think to pick as its obvious spiritual ancestor, The General: Literally the … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment


– There was a nice little piece in the Michigan Quarterly Review called “Through Her Eyes: On Men Writing Women” by Sam Krowchenko earlier this week.  Basically, he’s calling out (and admitting … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

chirp, chirp

Dear friends and enemies, I spent a lovely long weekend with friends – most of whom I hadn’t seen in ages – and, even more importantly, with Marmalade.   Marmalade … Continue reading

May 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ghost in the machine, God out of it

N.B. Before you begin, this post will include spoilers of Ex Machina.  Don’t read if you don’t want to know. Humans have gotten pretty clever over the past few decades.  We’ve … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

midweek roundup/catchall/whatever

1. This week is all about Mad Max: Fury Road for me.  I don’t want to read about anything else or think about anything else or see anything else, frankly.  Since Monday’s … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · 4 Comments

the lord giveth, the lord taketh away

When my fella and I got home from seeing Fury Road, we settled in to watch TV (and, in my case, fall asleep).  He had DVR’d the two Big Television Events … Continue reading

May 19, 2015 · Leave a comment