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Every MCU Threat To Humanity, In Haiku Form

Because there are so many Marvel movies, and of each it’s worth the trouble to ask, what are we fighting about, REALLY? IRON MANLebowski’s armorproves men in suits aren’t readyfor clean energy. INCREDIBLE HULKHulk need bigger Hulkto fight: literal toxicmasculinity. IRON MAN 2Russians are betterat whips, plus tech expos arenot actually fun. THORThor must stop…

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AOC vs. Our Racist President, with Super-Nerdy Annotations

From a transcript of the joint press event with Congresswomen Omar, Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley, and Tlaib, July 15, 2019: REP. ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ (D-NY): Good afternoon. I will try to keep this as brief as I can. But who knows, when I get on a roll, right? When I was a little girl, my father took me…

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MULAN Is Still The Wokest Disney Princess Movie Your Kid Hasn’t Seen 600 Times Yet

The “Disney Princess” mythos is a genre as restrictive as it is globally-superpowered, but in terms of the Official Princess Movie with the most patriarchy-subverting politics, I think it’s no contest: MULAN is by far the most progressive-minded cel-animated Disney Princess film, while also performing its essential sedative-hypnotic function on your child’s developing emotional vocabulary….

Casting For Science Fiction Narrative Podcast From Hard NOC Media & Melancholyball

“OCCUPY ME” – Science-fiction narrative podcast – CASTING ANNOUNCEMENT Now casting for a new fictional narrative podcast co-produced by Hard NOC Media and Melancholyball Media. Occupy Me is a science-fiction episodic about Earth’s first contact with two alien entities: Dot, a curious veterinary student, and Tod, a malevolent prince of the patriarchy (they are also…

How To Do San Diego Comic-Con, A Guide For First-Timers And/Or The Easily-Disoriented

(Amendments/corrections welcomed, this is mainly from memory.) Crowd Awareness: SDCC is a really absurdly huge crowd of people, many of them dressed in Mandalorian battle armor. They won’t actually battle you. Still, a strategy for vibing with large crowds is essential for both personal enjoyment and public good. Friday and Saturday are the most mobbed…