Bruce Jenner is a millionaire public figure, and probably made himself a fair target for mockery–but it’s not his feelings you need to consider before making transphobic jokes.
So yesterday, between binge watching Breaking Bad on Netflix, I had an idea for what I considered a clever little cartoon. I spent a couple hours drawing and coloring, and then uploaded it to share with my modest little base of readers. I must have struck a nerve, because today it took off on Twitter like nothing I’ve
I had a very brief back-and-forth tonight with Greg Wyshynski from Puck Daddy, but as sometimes happens I had to come here to explain myself in a bit more detail. To clarify, my complaint is not with Greg himself or with Puck Daddy specifically. It’s with the hockey media in general, but since I know
The lukewarm response from many white Americans to the murder of Trayvon Martin has been upsetting – but I think it has less to do with overt racism, and more to do with white America’s reluctance to believe that racism is alive and well in America, and not just a part of our past.
Literary agent Colleen Lindsay this morning tweeted Laura Miller’s recent Salon article about how the future of literature will be shaped by e-book and on-demand print self-publishing services. Miller observes that these services promote themselves as a means to circumvent the “elite literary gatekeepers,” and that their customers are really authors, not readers. She points out,
Found this at FauxNews*: Study: Tyrannosaurus Rex Could Outrun Most Humans My absolute favorite line in the article is: “While not incredibly fast, this carnivore [T. rex] was certainly capable of running and would have little difficulty in chasing down footballer David Beckham, for instance,” Manning said. What a downer. If dinosaurs were alive today,
Is there any invertebrate creepier than the house centipede (AKA “thousand-legger”)? I grew up in Upstate New York, and had never encountered one of these until I first moved to southeastern PA around 1993. The first time I saw one skitter across the living room while I was watching TV, I thought for sure I’d