it is tempting to join her in concluding that men and women are read differently, even when they write the same thing. If a man writes ‘The cat sat on the mat’ we admire the economy of his prose; if a woman does we find it banal. Enright, Anne. (2017)· Diary · LRB 21 September […]
I think we have forgotten that things emerge out of other things that are not their mere parallel. Eve Fairbanks, lithub.com
I think this show gets better every season.
There’s already enough cruelty in the world. Our students don’t need to be cowering supplicants, adoring acolytes, or uncritical sponges. They don’t need classrooms rooted in the arrogant belief that their experiences and contexts are meaningless, that the only Truth that matters is the one intoned by the unassailable, privileged authority at the front of […]
Students don’t need to get better at dealing with the real world—professors do – by Daniel Heath Justice via metafilter
Madeline Miller has posted a link to an extract of her new book Circe. I really loved her Song of Achilles so I’m looking forward to this.
girls who burn with fury are a problem, and they need to be controlled Laurie Penny. (2017) Most Women You Know Are Angry — and That’s All Right | Teen Vogue. Retrieved August 04, 2017
So, does this mean we’re moving away from epic fantasy on the screen and into urban fantasy? I do like the look of the trailer, the world appears somewhat similar to del Toro’s Hellboy films, but I’m not entirely sold on the dialogue.
I’m a big Del Toro fan, so it is always good to see a new film by him, this one The Shape of Water looks interesting.
capitalism is a shitty way to run a healthcare system Kameron Hurley – Let’s Talk About The Future (18th July 20017)
Just a quick head-up, I’ve started a new tumblr. It’ll just be photos of Whats in my garden, or what I think is in my garden :)
It’s just full of accounts of sexual coercion, sexual and physical abuse of chicks, non-procreative sex, and finishes with an account of what he considers homosexual behaviour, and it was fascinating via BBC News – ‘Depraved’ sex acts by penguins shocked polar explorer.