Snippets Politics & Society

Toni Morrison: “What are you without racism?”

“If you can only be tall because somebody is on their knees, then you have a serious problem.”

Reading Snippets

How debilitating it can be for a program to be ashamed of itself

By contrast [to Game of Thrones], Netflix’s new series The Witcher isn’t “only tits and dragons.” It’s all about the tits and dragons. Until I saw it, I hadn’t realized how debilitating it can be for a program to be ashamed of itself. … The Witcher shares the Game of Thrones attitude toward gore (plentiful) […]

Politics & Society

Voting Made Easy guide

How to attain the coveted 𝓈𝓉𝒾𝒸𝓀𝑒𝓇.

Reading The Great Wide World

Gender-neutral French pronouns

While brushing up on my French, I started wondering which pronouns nonbinary people in Francophone countries use.

Life of the Mind~ Reading The Great Wide World

A masterful change of key

In fewer than 1000 words, Holley pulled me in by my superficial laughter, shone a light on my ironic distance, and confronted me with the full, ongoing horror that lies behind my laughter’s cause.