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Public Impeachment Hearings Begin
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6 Great Mental Health Moments in BoJack Horseman’s 6th Season
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Pete Buttigieg Tops Latest Iowa Polling
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Is Supernatural Sexist?
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Harry Potter and the Many Faces of Motherhood
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Play Free or Die
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Whereas It is Fitting: Veterans Day in America
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The comments...

AvatarNorth in reply to George Turner
+ Except that none of that is true George; Croft and Cooper both testified under oath that the Ukrainians were well aware that Trump had frozen [. . .]
AvatarGeorge Turner in reply to North
+ It's physically impossible to extort someone without their knowledge. The testimony established that the Ukrainians weren't aware of the holdup until after [. . .]

So the general feeling at this point is that things are moving along swimmingly?

Avatargreginak in reply to North
+ Just a couple weeks ago there was some SHOCKING report coming out that would devastate D's and put the entire cabal in jail. And even more [. . .]
AvatarChip Daniels in reply to North
+ And the President was stupid enough to write it all down in the phone memo and urge all Americans to read it and his chief [. . .]
AvatarGeorge Turner in reply to Aaron David
+ That didn't format quite right for me, but it clicked through just fine. :) I'm wondering if the Democrats on the committee are tailoring their [. . .]
AvatarNorth in reply to George Turner
+ Uh huh, such a cloud of words to obfuscate the simple facts. A parade of witnesses are testifying that Trump extorted Ukraine to dig up [. . .]
AvatarAaron David in reply to George Turner
+ "Hearsay can be much better evidence than direct (evidence)" – Democrat Rep. Mike QuigleyYou can’t make this stuff up. They’ve gone totally bonkers. Left is [. . .]
+ Thank you, Gabriel - so glad you enjoyed the posts! Most of the characters are pretty reluctant to engage in therapy, and we don't see [. . .]

Wow - that sounds really moving. I haven't watched the show, but I would like to see that episode. Thanks!

AvatarGeorge Turner in reply to North
+ So you really think you can extort somebody without letting them know about it? How does that even work? Has any criminal, [. . .]
AvatarNorth in reply to J_A

Pete's my #2 choice after Amy who has even less of a shot than he does for the nod. So I sympathize.

AvatarNorth
+ I'm pretty content, so far, with how the hearings have gone. The Democratic Congressfolk have been sober, serious and matter of fact. The witnesses have [. . .]
AvatarGeorge Turner
+ Well, yesterday apparently didn't go well for Democrats, with even CNN admitting that the Democrats didn't have anything new and didn't move the needle. [. . .]
AvatarDavidTC in reply to Kristin Devine
+ Ah, okay. Old school Supernatural, original first five seasons Supernatural, was...sometimes a bit sexist. Not because of the fact women got killed off (Everyone gets killed [. . .]

I guess that's the chance they take.

Change what works about the show and lose their audience.

Make a new show and have to build an audience.

Exactly. It's not just the women in the show who are killed, not by a longshot.

Great point about the sibling relationship.

But the new show might not have an audience...

+ Yep, I'm aware of it all, and the spinoff. View what I wrote as a defense of the old-school all boy Supernatural if you'd [. . .]

I completely agree with you on every point.

+ I think they should just cancel it and make a new show in that case. I don't get the point of demanding that a [. . .]
AvatarDavidTC
+ I guess you aren't aware that Sam and Dean's mother was resurrected at the end of season 11 and has been a series regular the [. . .]
+ I wouldn't say that, they're about two different things. The supernatural stuff is just the scaffolding upon which the subtext is hung for both shows. [. . .]

Thanks for reading!!! Yes I don't even want to know how much my older boys spend on gaming!!

I wish it was a cooking article, LOL, it would be much more entertaining

+ Thanks, Mike. You sound like you're my kind of player - I'm not unwilling to pay money for a game, or even to upgrade [. . .]
+ Plants vs. Zombies can be enormously stressful. Lily's Garden is fun till they break the puzzles to make you pay them more money, like [. . .]
+ It was almost unplayable when it first came out. All the criticism of the game was totally deserved then. They did fix a [. . .]
+ Here's one of the discussions that I was sure I remembered (search for "Deplorables" and see what follows). But here's a thread where we were discussing [. . .]
AvatarJoeSal in reply to Chip Daniels

Ok, who are you and what did you do with the real slim shady Chip?

AvatarChip Daniels in reply to JoeSal

None of those are free; The actual working models are paid for with taxes.

AvatarPD Shaw
+ One thing that probably should be brought out is that it's a story about brothers, and brothers have their own dynamic that is different from [. . .]

That's a really good point, there are people out there who are so compulsive they probably can't resist. Definitely very exploitative.

AvatarJesse
+ Eh, I think there's a vast difference between Supernatural being the most sexist show on TV and acting like there's no issues with it at [. . .]
+ Yes that seems to be what happened on PVZ Heroes (a Plants Vs. Zombies card game like Magic the Gathering) which I used to play [. . .]
AvatarJoeSal in reply to JoeSal
+ Also this isn't specific to this point only. What we typically see from particular participants here is the sentiment of 'good' without looking at the [. . .]

LOL. Yes the Twittergame costs you in other ways.

AvatarJesse in reply to DensityDuck
+ Except close to half the full time regular cast on Buffy were men. If Buffy was a show with an almost exclusively female regular cast, [. . .]
+ I am very much not a fan of the show Big Mouth but I (hate)read a synopsis of one of the episodes that I found [. . .]
+ The troublesome question is something like "Is it possible for a proposition to both be true *AND* sexist?" (or both true and racist, true and [. . .]
AvatarLeeEsq
+ On a less personal level, heterosexual male romantic loneliness and sexual frustration doesn't set well in certain ideological spaces because they don't want love or [. . .]