LadyGhosts of TV Past

LadyGhosts of TV Past: Firefly, “Ariel”

“Ariel” is one of my favorite episodes.  You get to see the flip side of the space coin.  Instead of being all western, this episode is high-tech and clean. We start with the crew preparing to visit Ariel, one of the Alliance core planets.  Inara has to renew her Companion license. 


Privilege and Otherness : Art to Stand On

Privilege is one of those words that says everything and nothing at all. It also sends those who are claimed to have privilege into a tizzy of explanations on how they didn’t create the system and how they can’t be blamed for society’s ills at large (FYI – it ain’t about you – more on […]

The Daily Goodie

TDG 2/10: Love Stinks

In yesterday’s daily goodie, we explored all sorts of different kinds of love songs.  I was delighted by your responses, and spent a longer time than I’d like to admit clicking through all of your suggestions on YouTube.  Today we’re going to explore the flip side, and put together the ultimate Persephone Playlist for those […]

We try it!

We Try It: Playing Fantasy Football

Last year a friend put the call out –who would be interested in playing in a ladies-only, no-money fantasy football league? It had never occurred to my to play Fantasy Football before,  but a good group of women all raised their virtual hands, so I joined in the fun. And to my surprise, it really […]