Rogue features that time-honored premise. 1. A good cop-turned-cynic who plays by his own rules accidentally brings his work home. 2. Dead daughter. 3. VENGEANCE!!!! 4. Mayhem, boundary-blurring between good and bad guys, cop earns reluctant admiration of by-the-rules superiors, etc etc. Normally, this formula is deeply tied up into narratives masculinity and statehood. The […]
I really enjoy a good technothriller. They’re rare — it’s a genre that rewards “boys will be boys” cliches, clunky writing replete with poorly handled info-dumps, and really underdeveloped characters. Tag… is not a great entry into the genre. Here’s the description from Amazon: On 15 March 2110, 6.3 billion people will die at the […]
Hooray! No more OSC Superman project! The sequester will hurt women. Confused about what the sequester IS? HuffPo has your back. More on the Oscars. Jo Walton’s Farthing is getting re-released. This is YOUR CHANCE to get in on some sweet (compelling, well-written) alt-history WWII action. Reality check on transvag ultrasounds. Really great post on Firefly: Shouldn’t […]
Wow, this is oddly sweet. Oh, Katy Perry. BAMF in motion. She’s so talented!
Wanna take a FREE class on gender in comics? Trader Joe’s exec wants to sell expired food. Really bewildered by Hemmens’ review. The only books I’ve read where there’s been a “moonlight glistening on the buttocks” moment were written by men. Like, there’s definitely a moment near the end of Lisey’s Story where she’s just, you […]
Who DOESN’T like onesies?? I looooove this Kindle commercial. This pretty much describes my professional life.