Life

Joy, Pain, Contentment and Dissatisfaction
Life! Don’t talk to me about life.
- Marvin, the Paranoid Android, The Hitch Hikers Guide To The Galaxy

Are princesses bad for girls?

Are princesses bad for girls?

This is a fabulous response from Brenda Chapman, (@brenda_chapman) one of the main writers behind Brave, whom I discovered when she started following me on Twitter (small world), where she answers the question of whether princesses are bad for girls: In the past couple of decades, in an obvious effort to toughen up those princesses […]

Sexually objectifying men, harder than you think

Sexually objectifying men, harder than you think

Yes, wheeeee! the title of this post is a pun. Here’s a terrific review over at Sociological Images (and the discussion that follows is interesting, too) of the new Soderbergh film, Magic Mike (which has opened to huge audience numbers), and it explains how even films about objectifying men don’t bother to reverse or neutralise […]