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News

Friday News Bites: LGBTQ Coverage, Malaysian Airline Shot Down, Obits + More

We’re on an LGBTQ bent again with this week’s newsy roundups, along with news about the Malaysian Air flight that was shot down and some recent obituaries. Let’s get to it.

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Books

Interview with a Middle-Grade Reader + Book Review: Gameworld by C.J. Farley

Akashic Books has long been at the indie forefront of interesting literature. Along with other fun releases like Simon’s Cat and Go the F—k to Sleep, they’ve expanded their stable to include books aimed at middle grade and young adult readers under their new imprint, Black Sheep. Game World by C.J. Farley is one of […]

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Favorite Driving/Racing Game

Often when I tell people I don’t know how to drive, they tell me, “Practice with Mario Kart!” Ummmmmmmm.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: What Video Game Locale Would You Want to Visit?

Let’s put those graphics to good use.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Upcoming Video Games

We’re going to Orlais, everyone!

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Feminism

Surprisingly Feminist Website: Cracked

If you’re anything like me, you gravitate toward websites/blogs and news outlets that lean liberal, and more important, lean feminist. But you also have interests and hobbies that are unrelated to politics, and sometimes you have to switch your feminist radar to “standby” when you wade into other websites.

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Books

The Furious Bookshelf: Goosebumps? More like…Goslingbumps

In the spirit of Halloween, I decided to start this series off with a review of the classic children’s and YA series Goosebumps by R.L. Stein.  I chose How I Got My Shrunken Head specifically because when I saw it at the library I felt like I specifically remembered being creeped out by it when […]

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll

For today’s lunchtime poll, we’re begging for your input on what you’d like to read more about on Persephone, with our handy new poll plug-in.   There’s still a traditional lunchtime poll question at the end, but if you could take a minute and click a box, we’d muchly appreciate it.

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We try it!

We Try It: The Pomodoro Technique

I’m doing this right now! Working on this blog has made me realize how out of practice I am when it comes to actually having to do things, you know, in a timely manner.  Not having a job in 6 months has made me complacent and I have fallen out of practice of doing actual […]

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Public Service

Good Morning!

Hello! We had a fantastic day yesterday.  We’re floored by how well everything has gone, and ticked to see how many of you stopped by to check us out.  We’ve gotten some great contributions through email, and lots of offers of help or content to share.   We’re off to a good start, now the challenge […]

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Public Service

Want to Join Us?

Are you a writer, an artist, a questioner of The Way Things Are?  Do you have a passion for spreading the truth, speaking your mind, standing up for what you believe?  Do you know how to do something no one else knows how to do with quite the same flair?  Then we want you to […]