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Real Life is Just like that game I just played

So if you haven’t played the game Pandemic, you should check it out.  My sister made a surprise visit to the states from London last week and brought it over.  (I know, Surprise visit!)  It’s this beautiful little board game where everybody playing works together against a common enemy: disease.  What you have to do … Continue reading


My So-Called ‘Post-Feminist’ Life in Arts and Letters

My So-Called ‘Post-Feminist’ Life in Arts and Letters Deborah Copaken Kogan writes about gender inequality in the publishing industry.  The article is a sad timeline of entrenched sexism and double standards…you have to read it, but it’s gonna make you cry.  Or it’s gonna make me cry when you read it.  Or I’ll probably just cry … Continue reading


Strong Women & Django Unchained (in no particular order)

Maybe you’ve seen Tarantino’s new movie, Django Unchained.  If you have, you know it’s all about breaking stereotypes and de- and re-constructing history.  It’s about slavery and westerns, but I’m not gonna talk about that.  Here’s why: this blog is about gender. There is a myth in the movie, the myth of Broomhilda and Siegfried: … Continue reading