Month: July 2014

Boy Bands Through the Ages

So after my last few posts, which were about societally-approved things that I dislike; today I’m going to talk about a societally-disliked thing that I’m a fan of. Apparently I’m feeling quite the contrarian lately. To clarify, I know I’m…

Geek is the New Black

I woke up this morning with “I’m the One That’s Cool”, one of Felicia Day’s music videos to promote The Guild, stuck in my head. So I started my day thinking about the idea of geekdom and popularity, about how…

Gender-Bend Wednesday: Hairspray

It’s Gender-Bend Wednesday, and shocking no one, I’m going to talk about my favorite musical: Hairspray. Again. Now, one of the strengths of this movie is its diverse female cast, but that doesn’t mean that a gender-swap wouldn’t be progressive…

First Thoughts: Thor

Marvel has announced that in a new series, Thor is going to be a woman. Not She-Thor, or Lady Thor, or Ms. Thor. Not the old Thor being turned into a woman through wacky hijinks. A woman will come forward…