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Looking at female superheroes, contentiously

Jill Lepore, author of The Secret History of Wonder Woman, recently reported on the state of women in comics. A few comics insiders, such as Ms. Marvel writer and Leia Calderon, took issue with Lepore's claims.
posted by pxe2000 on May 14, 2015 - 55 comments

A Ranking of 1980s Fantasy That Would Please Crom Himself!

I have travelled back to that time to bring forth the Ultimate 1980s Fantasy Epic Ranking List Post! Single Link Tor Blog Post offering many further links, nostalgic euphoria and the inevitable objection to individual rankings.
posted by scaryblackdeath on Mar 2, 2015 - 54 comments

a fragment of a holographic reality that a higher consciousness made

Willow and Jaden Smith, interviewed
posted by prize bull octorok on Nov 17, 2014 - 95 comments

The psychology of bat-making

The judgement of these clefts is the bat-maker's primary skill. They lie in their thousands in the drying shed, awaiting a grade that will decide their fate. Gray-Nicolls makes 60,000 cricket bats per year. Most of those are shaped in India, where bat-makers are more plentiful and demand can be met. The bulk of the clefts will be judged good enough to produce the bats that club cricketers buy (or at least the bats that they should buy), and they will be packed and shipped to the subcontinent and Australia, where Gray-Nicolls has a parallel operation. Some will come back once they are finished, others will journey onwards around the world to wherever the game is played. These few English fields and farms must support them all. [more inside]
posted by smcg on Oct 9, 2014 - 15 comments

Why have just faries in your garden?

The British like their hedges and shrubs. They like to train and trim them into interesting shapes, some more successful than others. [more inside]
posted by essexjan on Sep 8, 2012 - 21 comments

A trip through time to an early 90s arcade

YouTube has a fair number of recordings of well-played classic arcade games. Dig Dug, Mr Do!, Mr Do's Castle, Do! Run Run, Lady Bug Part 2, Bagman, Super Bagman, Q*bert, Venture, Zoo Keeper, Moon Cresta, Scramble, Make Trax, Phoenix, Rastan. click through for more [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Dec 23, 2010 - 35 comments

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