July 20, 2014

Links for 2014-07-14 to 2014-07-20

by Mike
Categories: Links
Tags: No Tags
Comments: Leave a Comment

Miami is slowly flooding, and will eventually be our newest Venice TVTropes: Precursors – I got to thinking the other day about the next intelligent race that will evolve on Earth after we’ve rendered unfit for human habitation (aren’t I a cheery fellow?). To them, *we* are the precursor civilization. Some sort of intelligent cat or rodent […]

July 18, 2014

7 Word Reviews: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Would’ve preferred a more Caesar-centric story.

July 13, 2014

Attempting habit change

by Mike
Categories: Uncategorized
Tags: No Tags
Comments: Leave a Comment

I bought a coffeemaker this morning, and just brewed my first batch (decaf). I used to have a coffeemaker, but when I moved about a year ago I realized I hadn’t make coffee in 5 or 6 six months and it would be wasted space in the car. Now though, I’m trying to get off […]

July 13, 2014

Links for 2014-07-07 to 2014-07-13

by Mike
Categories: Links
Tags: No Tags
Comments: Leave a Comment

But WHAT CAN BE DONE: Dos and Don’ts To Combat Online Sexism The Laughing Muggers: What’s a little violation of privacy between friends? – “I no longer expect to have a Fourth Amendment. I really don’t. But do I have to be a good sport about it too?” SAGE Publications busts “peer review and citation ring,” […]

July 12, 2014

7 Word Reviews: Snowpiercer

by Mike
Categories: 7 Word Reviews
Tags:
Comments: Leave a Comment

holy shit – uniquely great script, powerful acting

July 11, 2014

7 Word Reviews: The East

by Mike
Categories: 7 Word Reviews
Tags:
Comments: Leave a Comment

So very good, and so morally complicated.

July 6, 2014

Links for 2014-06-30 to 2014-07-06

by Mike
Categories: Links
Tags: No Tags
Comments: Comments Off

[I was on vacation for most of this past week, so the post is a little short] Of course the big thing this week is Hobby Lobby - Why The Hobby Lobby Decision Actually Hurts People Of Faith, Hobby Lobby Decision Could Affect a Majority of U.S. Workers, and Religious groups want exemption from hiring LGBT after Hobby […]

June 29, 2014

7 Word Reviews: Oldboy (2013)

by Mike
Categories: 7 Word Reviews
Tags:
Comments: Comments Off

Well executed, but doesn’t really add anything.

June 29, 2014

Links for 2014-06-23 to 2014-06-29

by Mike
Categories: Uncategorized
Tags: No Tags
Comments: Comments Off

How A Woman’s Plan To Kill Herself Helped Her Family Grieve – Federal judge declares government no-fly list rules unconstitutional – On Conference Inclusiveness – Why Is Orphan Black Still Fighting a War Buffy Should Have Won Over 10 Years Ago? -

June 22, 2014

Links for 2014-06-16 to 2014-06-22

by Mike
Categories: Links
Tags: No Tags
Comments: Comments Off

Why ‘Magic School Bus’ Returning to TV Is Fantastic News For Women in Science – The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith: X-Men: Days of Future Past Q&A – awesome interview with the writer of Days of Future Past (the movie) How to Talk to Your Children About Mass Surveillance – Feminist Frequency – Tropes vs Women: Women as […]