Friday News Bites: Hillary and Rubio, LGBTQ Stories + More

This week, a lot of the news has been All Hillary, All The Time, but still I have some other interesting tidbits to report. Let’s get started:

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Ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe

It is a peak time to be a Marvel fan right now. Avengers: Age of Ultron is coming close to finally opening. Agent Carter was an awesome miniseries, and Daredevil is blowing up social media. I figured I would countdown all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe properties, including both the television and movie properties. However, this list only includes the actual MCU, not just Marvel characters or teams, which means no X-Men or Spiderman.  Read More Ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe

This Week in Misogyny Has an Election Hangover

Can we all go move to an island somewhere or something? Because the next two years with Republicans running the House and Senate are NOT looking fun. And it was a week of shitstorms and terrible people and all kinds of other assorted fuckery. Fun times! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny Has an Election Hangover

Why Did It Have To End? 5 TV Series That Ended Too Soon

At the beginning of May, the axe dropped on my new favorite show, Almost Human. Fox killed another sci-fi show. Big surprise there. That makes three pretty good sci-fi shows in the last twenty years they have canceled, Space Above and Beyond, and appearing later on this list, Firefly. Read More Why Did It Have To End? 5 TV Series That Ended Too Soon

Five TV Deaths that Shocked Me

This year’s TV landscape seems to be littered with bodies. No spoilers, it’s just that shows have killed a lot of people. We have obviously addressed some of these issues already on Persephone. I had a coworker remark that four shows she watched had deaths in one week, in mid-March I believe. Obviously, the grim reaper is becoming busier in TV land.  Read More Five TV Deaths that Shocked Me

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

While I was finishing up my final papers, the lady blogosphere was rockin’ it. Read More Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Misogyny Just Can’t

Oh dear. There is just so much wrong with the world this week. A little bit of good news, but a lot more that’s positively rage-inducing. At least there’s an awesome Stephen Colbert smackdown! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny Just Can’t

These News Nibbles are Counting Flowers on the Wall

That don’t bother me at all. Plenty of the news appetizers are quite bothersome, however.  Read More These News Nibbles are Counting Flowers on the Wall