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Tag: Star Trek
Welcome back to another week of lady reads! This week, we’ve got the best movie review ever written, a sick burn on Donald Trump, cool animals, and lots of other interesting posts.
PoC News in America
This weekend was a big weekend for the world of sports, so let’s get to it.
Sometimes it gets annoying that Hollywood is so obsessed with remaking existing films, but they’re not always terrible. Which one is your favorite?
Holiday Gift Guide for the Movie Fan
Do you have a movie fan in your life? Have they already received a Star Wars box set, the best of Scorsese, and a Breakfast at Tiffany’s poster? Then this is the gift guide for you!
The weather outside is currently pretty frightful, but as long as I don’t have to drive in it, let it snow!
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.
Yes, nerds, we’re taking a trip back in time to see what you remember about the Star Trek that started it all. Don’t worry, y’all, I’ll have puzzle-y goodness for fans of TNG, DS9, and Voyager in the near future! (Are there Enterprise fans? I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone that would admit to it.)
This isn’t a definitive list of women of color in film. This isn’t a “best of” list, or a list of the most complicated or progressive characters in science-fiction or fantasy. This is simply a list of women of color in science-fiction and fantasy films. I tried to make it as full as possible, but […]
Lunch Time Poll: Nerd Rage
Sunday evening, my Twitter and Facebook blew up. This is because Stephen Moffat announced the new Doctor. It was an old white man and Twitter/Facebook were pissed. We were all holding out the new Doctor would be something different other than a white male. Internet casting had the front runners of Idris Elba, Dame Helen […]
This week’s ladyblogs made me say, “I frakking love the Internet!”
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 […]
30 Years of Music: 2010
2010 is an off year for me. Though I’m sure there were plenty of releases that other people could get excited about, when I perused the list of albums from that year, I could only come up with ten songs about which I had anything to say. That’s not to disparage those other releases, but […]
The world continues to be a horrible place this week. Let’s keep fighting the good fight, ladies! (Trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
Science News: 5/21/13
Science news takes a turn for the weird (and WEIRD) this week! There was an explosion on the moon, waves of ice from frozen lakes in Canada destroyed several houses, and researchers used freakin’ laser beams to search for an ancient city. Plus, BRCA genes have been in the news a lot recently, and the […]