Happy Friday, everyone! Bit of a short and sweet(?) News Bites this week, but I think we need that now and again. Let’s get started:
Hello, unicorns! How are we doing this week, in this world without David Bowie? Let’s catch up on some of this week’s interesting news stories…
Greetings, fellow unicorns. It’s time once again to round up the news stories that caught my eye this week, and we have a lot to cover. Wade through the frustrating, soak in the interesting, and reward yourself with a good song at the end. Let’s get started:
This week, we’ve got some writing-related news, including J.K. Rowling being lovely, and various other ladyblogging business. Shall we jump in? Read More Dispatches From Ladyblogland
It’s not too often that I have much to say on the subject of sports, but we’ve got a few stories of note this week, as well as some new hurdles to LGBT equality. Throw in some medical/science-y bits, and we’ve got ourselves a newsy roundup. Let’s get to it:
Happy Friday, friends. We have a grab-bag of politicians making some … questionable decisions, LEGO being awesome, and the Amazon Overlords being rather Overlord-y. Let’s get started.
There’s not too much news to report this week, though what little there is still manages to be rage-inducing. However, I have a ton of awesome recommended readings for you, from listicles about ridiculous sex advice and the ignorant things people ask trans* people to discussions about doxxing and victim-blaming. Let’s jump on in! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny: Listicles Before Testicles
On one of those rare days that I spent several hours away from my computer and away from Tumblr, news broke that J.K. Rowling had written a new book under a pseudonym. I came home to a Tumblr dashboard full of posts relaying the news and I knew instantly that I’d be reading this book. There had been an almost universal ambivalence about The Casual Vacancy, Rowling’s other post-Potter writing endeavor. But the synopsis of this new book — The Cuckoo’s Calling — sounded different. For one thing, it was a mystery novel, which Rowling had often expressed a desire to write. For another, even the synopsis sounded more engaging. How could a book about “Detective Cormoran Strike” be boring? Read More Book Review: “The Cuckoo’s Calling,” by Robert Galbraith