Let’s fight for true gender equality, shall we?

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I’m going to attempt to write this blog post without sounding like a misogynistic pig, so please attempt to keep an open mind.  To that end, I’ll start off by saying that I’m a firm believer in gender equality. Men and women should have equal rights, and I have never understood how there has ever been debate on this issue.  …

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Fox hates Legos

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Apparently, Fox Business has decided that the poor Big Businesses of this country are unfairly targeted in The Lego Movie, which is a movie that was essentially created by a ginormous toy company.  Seems to me like some “news” anchors need to take some irony lessons. The gist is that the bad guy, Lord Business, represents a corporation that’s just …

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Divergent suspension of disbelief (book review)

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So there’s a movie coming out called “Divergent.” It’s based on a YA book set in a post-apocalyptic world, where one girl must come to grips with the fact that she’s different while fighting against an evil and oppressive faction of society bent on dominating humanity.  Sound familiar?  Yeah, I thought “Hunger Games” when I picked it up too. Anyhow, …

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Don’t screw up Ender’s Game

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Ender’s Game is one of my favorite books.  I loved it when I read it as a kid, I loved it when I read it again in college, and I still love reading it. I’m not going to critique the book here–I just want to make it absolutely clear how I feel about this particular novel. Why?  Because they’re making …

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