If you poke around most atheist communities on the Internet or take a look at the attendees at atheism conventions, you’ll probably notice that the crowd is overwhelmingly male. Is this because, as some of the biggest names in the movement have suggested, women don’t have the intellectual curiosity or logical capability to arrive at the conclusion that there is … Read More
It’s literature prize season, and the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize has been revealed! On its way to becoming the most important prize of them all, the Man Booker jury now accepts entries from all English-speaking writers published in the UK, opening up the contest for the American market. The much-anticipated onslaught of American novels has not happened this … Read More
There are fewer and fewer of us who actually remember the first scandal with a name endeding in “gate,” thus inspiring every other controversy to adopt a similar suffix, whether somewhat comparable (“BridgeGate,” about Chris Christie and the GW Bridge closure), unwieldy (the Mark Sanford “AppalachianTrailGate” sex scandal) or downright silly (criticism of the President’s summer wardrobe became “TanSuitGate”). But … Read More
My mom walks past and asks if I’m writing a sexy story, but I promise you this all will be safe for work. Unless your work can’t handle bare calves. And knees. But I swear, it’s SFW*.
The first dog I ever had was a Chow Chow. It was a stupid, stupid move on my part. I did a search on Petfinder for medium-sized male dogs in my area, and his was among the first pictures I saw. I knew nothing about Chow Chows, and did a little research, and thought that might be the perfect breed … Read More
We’re almost at the end of this summer season. Mahouka is starting to rush things out to finish its plot in time for the finish line, and it’s really a good result, but much better to read the novel translation on Baka-Tsuki. Captain Earth had an expected plot twist with Puck. Argevollen had its best episode to date. Aldnoah Zero … Read More