Category: Culture

Disney + 11

Disney + Lives Up to the Hype

I not only had to work, but kept running into extra obligations that have kept me from doing the only thing I truly wanted to: binge watching Disney + so that I could tell you how awesome it is.

John Cheever 4

Sunday Morning! Beginning John Cheever

On a recommendation from a local poet, I have started reading the short stories of an American master of the form, and was greatly rewarded for the effort.

supernatural 24

Is Supernatural Sexist?

Supernatural is a story of men who cannot accomplish the one thing men want the most – to keep their loved ones safe from harm.

veterans day 44

Whereas It is Fitting: Veterans Day in America

As long as this great experiment in a free people self governing is to continue, it is good and proper to reflect on those Americans who carried the load when it mattered the most

Harry Potter 16

Harry Potter and the Many Faces of Motherhood

Harry Potter, both on screen and in the books, is also about the many iterations of motherhood, how it manifests, and the many ways in which it alters the world.

China Miéville 17

Sunday Morning! The City & The City

A fellow who doesn’t read much in the way of speculative fiction reads a wild novel about overlapping “unseen” cities, murder, and intrigue- and emerges with his mind in knots but still intact.

Blizzcon 10

Saturday Morning Gaming: Blizzcon

Blizzard had a much more successful Blizzcon this year than the one that they had last year.

But that wasn’t difficult.

gaming 23

Play Free or Die

I basically paid 9.99 for an effing computer cat.

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