Friday, March 27, 2015

Three ways to see Cats Laughing at Minicon 50

1)      Live at Minicon 50
     FridayApril 3 ~ 8p
     Doubletree Inn – Bloomington
     $40 at the door one-day registration for the convention also gets you into the concert
2)      ConcertWindow – live streaming concerts on your computor
3)      Buy the DVD of the once-in-a-lifetime event.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Excluded by intersectionality: David Kassick

Cop charged with homicide for shooting unarmed man who was tasered and lying facedown in the snow: "Pennsylvania police officer Lisa J. Mearkle was charged yesterday with criminal homicide in the shooting death of 59-year-old David Kassick. Mearkle shot Kassick twice as he lay facedown in the snow, after a traffic stop—for an expired inspection sticker."

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

An internet meme about the female gaze and male objectification

Saw this going around:

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The cartoonist main character fails to grasp that her idea of a sexy Batman is not every woman's idea. It's not dishonest, of course, because it's her idea of sexy. But if you want to know what most women think a sexy guy looks like, romance covers are a useful place to start.

By the by, I agree with her that Batman should be built for dexterity. For me, this is the canonical Batman:

ETA: I hate it when memes lose the names of the artists. The cartoon is by David Willis.