@fobazombie and I are demolishing disco fries. Be jealous.
Everyone wants to see Maze Runner, but I am old, and crotchety, and I don’t want to read or see another dystopian without a happy ending and a healthy romance plot.
Get your damn angst off my lawn.
Evolution of the Desk (1980-2014)
This makes me incandescently happy.
Analysis of the most banned/challenged books in the U.S. shows that diverse books are disproportionately targeted for book challenges and censorship. [Read more at Diversity in YA.]
This is horrifying, but it does not surprise me at all.
In addition to diversity in race, the article also discusses QUILTBAG content.
forgottengrin my uncle just texted to tell me you are on the homepage of nj.com and EVERYONE IS SO PROUD OF U especially me and grandma
My thought process:
I can’t catch Screaming Females in New Brunswick.
…but! Maybe Brooklyn!
…OR! Maybe Baltimore! That might possibly be a thing. Hmm…
Harassment happens at comic conventions every year, and that unfortunate fact has made it vitally important for event coordinators to make attendees feel safe. Having a clear and visible anti-harassment policy is a key part of this, but it’s also something that many conventions find difficult to do.
Earlier this year ReedPOP, the organizers behind New York Comic Con and a number of other conventions, contacted geek culture website The Mary Sue for help with its policy. The site took things further by reaching out for additional help and formed a panel of seven people to help them advise NYCC.
This is good.
Jersey pride, man.
It may come as a surprise to those of a certain age group, but millennials are more likely than their elders to say important information is not available on the Internet. Younger folks also are more likely to have read a book in the last year and are just as engaged in their libraries as older individuals.
megkips said: Night Vale wisdom: say nothing and drink to forget
Meg, I’m gonna go ahead and follow that advice to the letter.
This is The Mountain Goats’ johndarnielle on nprfreshair talking about his novel Wolf in White Van, self destruction, The Incredible Hulk, and, of course, heavy metal.
Every country that has declared independence from the U.K./Great Britain
NPR’s Ari Shapiro and Marilyn Geewax explain what it would mean if Scotland decides on Thursday to cut its more than 300-year union with the United Kingdom.
Succinct and informative for anyone else cramming to understand the big picture here before tomorrow’s referendum.