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Yesterday, John Scalzi had an excellent piece on privilege entitled “Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is“. I think his metaphor is particularly apt and can help explain one of the stickier problems in speaking about issues of … Continue reading
I have been looking forward to the release of John Carter for months. Not only because I enjoyed the book (to be honest, though I had heard of it, I hadn’t read it until I heard about the movie coming … Continue reading
I’m currently blogging from the “Networking Uncommons” at the American Library Association‘s annual conference in New Orleans. I’m not actually a member of ALA (mostly due to financial reasons) but am accompanying The Princess as part of her entourage. First … Continue reading
Old Man’s War by John Scalzi (2004, 2007) : 9780765348272 (Tor) “Do you want to live forever?” — Valeria You’re seventy-five years old. You’ve lived a good, ordinary life, filled with the all the trappings that an ordinary life should … Continue reading