Last week saw the premiere of a new Australian comedy, Outland, penned by John Richards and Adam Richard, which focuses on the lives of a club for gay sci-fi geeks (or “science fiction enthusiast homosexualists” as club member Rae would prefer).
Month: February 2012
Very, very tired
So tired. Even more tired than Chris Brown is of being reminded of things he’d rather we all forgot about.
2012 Australian Women Writers Challenge Review: Monkey Grip by Helen Garner
An extra review for the 2012 Australian Women Writer’s Challenge – Monkey Grip by Helen Garner
I missed Darwin Day!
It was the 203rd anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth yesterday. Here, have a few of my favourite Darwin pics/posters/macros.
Occupy Valentine’s Day: down with couple-talism!
I’m rather liking the rethink-V-day activism around this year, which has ended up being a bit more substantive than some of the Anti-Valentine hating that I’ve seen around in other years. How about doing something positive/useful/affirming instead? Create rather than consume, or raise awareness about the limited ways we think about romance.
Femmostroppo Reader, Feb 13 2012
Items of interest I’ve recently tweeted. What did I miss? Leave your own interesting links in comments. Shameless self-promotion entirely welcome!
Sunday Singalong: Vale Whitney
Saving All My Love For You was the first Whitney song I ever heard, but How Will I Know was the first one I sang along to with a hairbrush.
The 45th Down Under Feminists Carnival is up!
All the details on the latest edition, and how to submit to the next one!
Otterday! And Open Thread.
Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your chest? Reading a good book (or a bad one)? Anything in the news that you’d like to discuss? What have you created lately? Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?
Book Review: Thicker than Water by Lindy Cameron
Book Review: Thicker than Water by Lindy Cameron #AWWC2012