Monthly Archives: April 2012

“Do Women Envy Sociopathic Men?”

An article was posted today to Jezebel, a feminist site, ruminating on the female fascination with serial killers, and with crime fiction generally. The author of the piece briefly entertains a series of three different hypotheses to explain the phenomenon. … Continue reading

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“Another Day, Another Death Threat” – Life as a Game Developer

If someone gave out a name and phone number for the guy who canceled Firefly…I wouldn’t want to be living on his block, much less be that guy. Continue reading

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Imagine: that Atheism Is Just Another Religion

One of my on-line acquaintances posted a link today to an essay published on the website of Psychology Today. It was written by “Marty Klein, PhD”, and titled: “Imagine: Sex is Just Sex”. Since I am generally a progressive where … Continue reading

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Another Gladiatrix?

A brief article on LiveScience today reports the opinion of researcher Alfonso Manas at the University of Granada, that this statuette represents a female gladiator (gladiatrix) in the moment of victory, raising her curved short sword (the sica, a popular … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon, 1967

An article was posted to BBC News today, an extremely important account of an important moment in feminist history. Kathrine Switzer’s first hand account of how she became the first woman to complete this race is moving in its own … Continue reading

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Easter Apple Cinnabon Pie

In time for the Easter holiday, it is time to experiment with Festive Foods! I concocted this recipe after seeing a photo on Facebook; someone had made a bottom crust out of cinnamon bun dough. The rest is concocted out … Continue reading

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