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Let’s Talk About Chris: The Hollywood Chris List

There are many men called Chris in the world, and a significant portion of them seem to have done well for themselves in Hollywood,...

“You Ruined My Childhood”: The Fetishizing of Nostalgia

You may be familiar with the kerfuffle surrounding the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot, directed by Paul Feig with the four leading roles played by women....

The Sexist Nonsense of “Appropriating Nerd Culture”

Cliff Bleszinski doesn’t like Olivia Munn, and he wants you to know that. Munn, an actress who got her start on G4’s flagship geek focused...

Goldfinching and Gender Hijacking: Why Can’t Women Have Nice Things In...

In the space of 24 hours, I was reminded of my place in literature. I read a Guardian piece by Jennifer Weiner, one of the...

“Completely Ignorant Of All Things Woman”: On Andrew Smith & The...

I cannot speak about Andrew Smith’s books, simply because I have not read them. I cannot speak to his character because I haven’t met...

Is “Gone Girl” Misogynist? I’m Not So Sure

Warning: This post will be so full of spoilers. Sorry, it’s necessary. As such, it will also contain discussion of the often very dark...

The Fallacy of Objectivity

Things have not been good in the world of video games. Anita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency, famously a target of an onslaught of abuse thanks...

Live Fast, Die Young: Bad Girls in YA Literature

Have I got that song stuck in your head? Good. Let's proceed. As I book lover, I follow many book blogs and people on GoodReads...

Why Nathan Rabin Shouldn’t Apologise For The Manic Pixie Dream Girl...

In his review of the Cameron Crowe film Elizabethtown, as part of his My Year In Flops series, Nathan Rabin (formerly of the AV...

Vox Day and the Hugos – Why We Should Just Say...

Trigger Warning: Racism, sexism, homophobia, rape apologism, some truly heinous stuff. Approach with caution. Today, the Hugo Award nominations were released. Given how strong a...