Archives: September 2012

‘Actor’ Geena Davis in Denver: ‘Gender inequalities are deeply entrenched’

Denver Business Journal: ‘Actor’ Geena Davis in Denver: ‘Gender inequalities are deeply entrenched’. “We had, ‘I Dream of Jeannie,’ and ‘Bewitched,’” she said, noting that the bulk of those shows was spent on the men trying to stop the women from using their magical powers. “This happened in several of my marriages,” Davis said wryly.

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Pop Culture Memes for Old People: Gangnam Style

Q. What is it? A. A pop song and video from a South Korean group called PSY. Q. Why? A. Kids these days. It’s been played on the radio, parodied in various forms and has recently appeared on Saturday Night Live. Do I give a crap? A. Probably not, but in case you want to

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Style Tiles

via Style Tiles. Style Tiles are a design deliverable consisting of fonts, colors and interface elements that communicate the essence of a visual brand for the web. They help form a common visual language between the designers and the stakeholders and provide a catalyst for discussions around the preferences and goals of the client.

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A Different Kind of Economic “Bubble”

A Different Kind of Economic “Bubble” by Sheila Kennedy. Some interesting points Sheila makes in her class, based on the book “The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future” by Joseph Stiglitz on how the 1% rig the economic system to continuously give themselves an advantage: According to Stiglitz, the vaunted American

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It’s like we’re not even watching the same show

“Glee” Recap (4.01): Marley & Me | AfterEllen.com. I can’t read this recap of Glee. You read it for me. I couldn’t get through the first paragraph, because it’s like the writer and I aren’t even watching the same show. Or sitting on the same planet, even. The crazy; it burns. I thought her recaps

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Wheaton’s Law

Wheaton’s Law via Know Your Meme. Wheaton’s law is, of course, “Don’t be a dick.” I had never seen the Know Your Meme website before; it’s a nice idea, run by the Cheezburger folks.

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25 Ways To Plot, Plan and Prep Your Story

25 Ways To Plot, Plan and Prep Your Story. I’m struggling with my novel quite a bit right now, trying to untangle the plot and see if I can figure out what I’m trying to convey. I had a really frustrating time last weekend trying to work it out. The “fly by the seat of

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Why Choose Canvas On Demand?

Why Choose Canvas On Demand?. I’m seeing more of these photo to canvas sites, and I find the idea interesting – I have a number of interesting photos I’d like to do this with.

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» The Revolution Will Not Be Polite: The Issue of Nice versus Good

While we’re reading the Social Justice League site, this article was interesting too… Social justice is about destroying systematic marginalisation and privilege. Wishing to live in a more just, more equal world is simply not the same thing as wishing to live in a “nicer” world. I am not suggesting niceness is bad or that

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How to be a fan of problematic things

Cool article: “How to be a fan of problematic things” by Social Justice League. Liking problematic things doesn’t make you an asshole. In fact, you can like really problematic things and still be not only a good person, but a good social justice activist (TM)! After all, most texts have some problematic elements in them,

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