News in Asia Loves Links

This week’s version of “News in Asia” is linky because it’s hard to write with a five-month-old in your arms (even if she is adorable). Auntie duty calls.

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Lunchtime Poll: Overthrow the Pumpkinarchy

As a lover of a limited number of pumpkin-related things (baked goods and soup, mostly) it pains me to write this, but pumpkin-mania is exhausting. We live in the Internet age, where attention spans are short and ruckus-raising abounds, there’s no reason pumpkin condoms and coffees should still exist in 2014.  Continue reading Lunchtime Poll: Overthrow the Pumpkinarchy

This Week in Misogyny is So Not Basic

GamerGaters are still rearing their ugly heads this week, to the surprise of precisely no one. We also have some not-good news for everyone who was so excited that the Nigerian schoolgirls might have been on their way home, but at least the massive list of terrible people is somewhat mitigated by a bunch of awesome people and cool readings this week. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Continue reading This Week in Misogyny is So Not Basic

Friday News Bites: Obituaries, Comic Book Movies + More

Happy Friday! We have some more marriage equality updates, a timeline for future comic book movies, and the untimely passing of some notable people. Also, there’s a rather weird music/intelligence “study” with which I have some problems. Let’s get started:

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