I’ve been trying to write some kind of review on Stranger Things for a while now, but every time I sit down to do it, I find I just don’t have the energy. So here goes. Really gonna try this time. Definitely gonna contain plot spoilers. This is probably best read after you’ve seen all… Continue reading Stranger Things: More normal than you’d think.
Review: The True Cost
The True Cost: A Review. Industrialized clothing production has always been problematic, but those problems have become intensified and have much more far-reaching consequences in recent decades. This is due in large part to a phenomenon known as “fast fashion.” In the not-so-distant past, the fashion world had two, at most three “seasons” of new… Continue reading Review: The True Cost
The End of Men (…or not.)
A friend got me Hanna Rosin’s The End of Men a couple of months ago (thanks, E!); here (at last) is a review. Rosin’s book has a rather pejorative title, no? But don’t fear, penis-bearers, she doesn’t intend it in as antagonistic a manner as it sounds. Rather, this book could serve as a warning… Continue reading The End of Men (…or not.)
I’ve had a long hiatus, I realize. Several reasons for that, but in the meantime I have been doing something. Perhaps not much of merit, but anyways… Here’s a brief critique of Prometheus, Ridley Scott’s latest film. Plot spoilers follow. A deep-space vessel millions of light years from Earth stops on an uncharted satellite to search for… Continue reading Prometheus (review)
The Means of Reproduction (a review)
This is a review of The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World by Michelle Goldberg (2009). Reading The Means was a lesson in self-discipline. At times, I was filled with elation and I wanted to run around and jump up and down for the energy it gave me. At other… Continue reading The Means of Reproduction (a review)