Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments.
- question of the day: Is Christopher Eccleston too old to play John Lennon?
- The Princess and the Frog (review)
- The Blind Side: Sleeper Hit
- Please, think of the children
- Lesbian soldier seeks asylum after death threats
- How do you ask [fill in the blank] to be the last [fill in the blank] to die for [fill in the blank]
- Isaac Asimov and the fuzzy nature of knowledge
- Did you know that December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada? Established in 1991 by the Parliament of Canada, this day marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal. They died because they were women.
- New feature: Moving towards solidarity
- Motorola Droid: why don’t you want my business?
- Rowan Williams silent on Ugandan gay genocide bill but blasts nomination of lesbian bishop-elect
- [Insert "ironic" use of offensive term to illustrate edgy-ness]
– Why haven’t I seen Cara blogging about this?
– “You know how they say that cops come in only one color, blue? Well, Disney princesses come in only one color: pink.”
– “The Blind Side has now grossed $129 million domestically and looks to continue to play through the holidays. Just a little perspective, 2012 the Roland Emmerich world is ending calamity movie cost $200 million to make and is in its 4th week of release. It has grossed almost $149 million. The Blind Side cost somewhere between $29 and $35 million to make and it will probably beat the domestic gross of 2012. So tell me, what’s the better investment?”
– Scarleteen needs some donations (and you might get goodies in return)
– written death threats, but Canada’s still not sure
– “Frankly, I’m not at all happy about the President’s plan. But every time I hear myself asking, “How do you ask someone to be the last to die for a mistake?” I answer myself with another question.”
– great reading
– In Memoriam
– “Bindel and others have, initially with the best of intentions, misunderstood not only the nature of transsexualism but also the radical possibilities for gender revolution that real, sisterly alliance between cis feminists and the trans movement could entail.”
– yeah, telling women who control purchases for large corporations that your product is not for them sounds like a really great marketing ploy
– Sigh – I used to quite like Rowan Williams