White Trash

  Believe it or not, this is NOT the same statue that this idiot constructed. His 26-foot tall statue, called Forever Marilyn, lowered Chicago’s already tawdry Michigan Mile for a summer. I appreciated his previous works which stood there—a three-dimensional rendition of Grant Wood’s American Gothic and then a metallic, wind-tormented King Lear—but despise the sensational […]

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Current (male) workers are not-good and exceptions can be made for (good) female workers.

From the transcript: ROMNEY: We’re going to have to have employers in the new economy, in the economy I’m going to bring to play, that are going to be so anxious to get good workers they’re going to be anxious to hire women. Let’s start with that First clause: “We’re going to have to have […]

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Lets dont get carried away!

I am posting this here now as it is a subject with which I feel intimate and the entire world strongly. Michael Rosen argues that the apostrophe is on the way out. I personally cannot stand the look of apostrophes or quotation marks, yet I adore an aptly dropped comma. I concede that quotation marks […]

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Try Not to Weep

Seriously. This is some of the worst news I’ve heard in a long while. Combined with the The Emmanuel’s crackdown on free speech, I am suppressing the urge to scream. Copyright law in the United States is incredibly complex. This ruling was made to comply with international copyright law, and as such, it makes a drop of […]

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Women Superheroes

Or “heroines” if you feel that the word “hero” is gendered. Another post about Nerd Culture and Women, this time from Megan Rosalarian Gedris. (What a great name!) Do click through! megan rosalarian gedris | Dressed to Kill.

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Batman of Interest

I don’t know if you guys are familiar with the show Person of Interest, but I watched five minutes of it a few months ago and instantly thought, “Oh, this is Batman without the suit.” I tweeted that thought and got numerous replies of, “Oh man, you’re right! I love Batman and this show!” Really? […]

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