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.
Category: what we watch
Reblog: Akala on Xenophobia In Britain
Originally posted on Feminist Philosophers:
This is footage from Frankie Boyle’s Election Autopsy aired in 2015. Akala starts talking around 1.38. Worth a watch.
Rape, and love.
I’ve been reading a lot about rape, as I try to finish my thesis, which deals with sexual violence as well as institutional violence. I’ve listened to and read a lot of survivors’ accounts of these types of violence. It’s too much at times, because this is how I spend my academic life, my intellectual… Continue reading Rape, and love.
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)
An inspiring moment for Flint and for Michigan. woot, Claressa! Excellent questions posed about aid to Africa from TED– some of which can also be asked about aid to other countries *cough* Cambodia *cough cough*. Sobering and heartbreaking ‘economic suicides‘ are racking up in Greece and other parts of Europe. Which really points out to… Continue reading Fresh Bites