One genre that takes a lot of hits for diversity is Fantasy. And considering how often fantasy books can be very white (*cough*Game of Thrones*couch*) it is a just point. A common defense is that it is a set in a time and location where there were not non-white people. … Continue Reading But It Is Fantasy
Through Twitter, I recently discovered the online community Black Girl Nerds. I know…I am not their target demo (white and a guy)… but I am really impressed with the community. Their articles are thoughtful and challenging. And the discussions they generate? Some of the best discussions (especially on the intersection … Continue Reading NERDS!!!
And in the tragic sense… My condolences to the family and friends of Tony Scott and Phyllis Diller.
I’ve been watching the Showtime series Episodes. It follows a married British couple (Tamsin Greig & Stephen Mangan) who are writers of a hit BBC show that is opted by an American network. The show is basically contorted into something entirely different. One of the changes is replacing the original … Continue Reading Packing On the Pounds Hollywood Style
Which has been why my postings have been relatively short lately… Skymine Productions Skymine’s Facebook page
The other day I saw an ad for the Amazon Kindle Family. It went like this… a woman is sitting by the pool or something, reading a Kindle. A guy walks up and asks her about it and then asks about watching video and stuff. And she says something like, … Continue Reading This Is a Selling Point?
So, apparently all one has to do to get a date with Mila Kunis is be a Marine in Afghanistan. I did not realize it was so simple… Netflix is raising their prices…again. They have decided to split their best deal-one disc at a time/unlimited streaming into an unlimited one … Continue Reading How To Date A Movie Star Link Blogging