Holiday Gift Guide – Boys Boys Boys

My husband is a big old Scrooge when it comes to holidays — birthdays, Christmas, you name it, he thinks it is ridiculous. For those of you with gentlemen in your life who are more spirited about the season, here are some fun options for them. Read More Holiday Gift Guide – Boys Boys Boys

Femme Fatales 4 Ever?

I saw Star Trek Into Darkness last weekend, and I liked it. I did, however, have a discussion with my boyfriend about whether or not the movie had honored the proud Star Trek tradition of portraying empowered female characters who work side-by-side and on equal footing with their male counterparts. Here’s the thing: one strength of Star Trek has historically been that it portrays a future in which men and women are equals and it’s not a big deal. And I’m worried that Star Trek Into Darkness represents a (potentially big) step backwards in terms of staying faithful to the gender roles that were represented in the original series.

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