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

Sorting the Stars: Natalie Portman and Keira Knightley

This week I had a request to sort Ms. Portman and Ms. Knightley. I was pretty sure I knew Queen Amidala from Elizabeth Swan, but I’ve learned it never hurts to double check the IMDB. Turns out, I was right about Star Wars v. the Pirates franchise, but I learned a few things, too.  Read More Sorting the Stars: Natalie Portman and Keira Knightley

Visual Greenery and Open Thread

Good evening, everyone. I thought the theme for tonight’s last post should showcase my favorite color: green. There’s no real reason for it. I just wanted to share some pretty pretty pictures to get your juices flowing. Read More Visual Greenery and Open Thread

We Try It!: Never Let Me Go

Kazuo Ishiguro’s dystopian novel Never Let Me Go was recently made into a feature film starring Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan, which no doubt contributed to the five-year-old book’s current three-month stint as a NYT Trade Paperback bestseller. I was dying to see the movie, but, alas, it wasn’t widely released and my local indie theater only carried it for a week. Not to be discouraged, I ordered the book, encouraged by the high praise it received from the NYT’s oft-disparaging Michiko Kakutani and Time magazine, which called it “the best novel of the decade.” Read More We Try It!: Never Let Me Go