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Through the grapevine, I wanted to contribute my post of a very happy 80th birthday to Ursula K LeGuin, wicked important SFF writer and commentator, as well as inventor of the handy ansible!  Your books are truly inspiring and life-changing, and I wish you many happy returns. If you haven’t picked up a book by […]

Right–in case you’re tired of waiting around for me to make a post on here (and I’m not abandoning this blog, mind), you can get Bene quick hits at my Dreamwidth account. Feel free to subscribe.

Co-signed. Yes, I’m emerging from the metaphorical woodwork.  I was slightly reticent to do so, as I haven’t been around that much, and I’ve not always been the best in checking my language, even as a PWD myself… (Crap, outed myself without the long post I’ve been meaning to write for months.  I blame the fact […]

In case you don’t pay attention to online fandom, the shit hit the fan last week in a way that manages to drag me out of my sort of hiatus state and into a ranty frame of mind.  It started out in bandom (indie band RPS/F, which personally, I don’t get the appeal of, but […]

Just have had a bunch of computer problems and massive piles of RL-based stress. Lots to say about Abrams!Trek, including WHERE DID THE WOMEN GO, but that will have to wait until I’m in a better brainspace. Oh, and mammoth!fail. Massive squee for those at WisCon, btw.

Just had a stressful few weeks, I’m afraid.  This time of year and I don’t usually get on so well.  Stay tuned.

So apparently Joss Whedon would like you to ignore what he says about himself being a feminist, in the context of his showsetc., because the author’s intention shouldn’t be relevant in deciding if a work is feminist. Sounds sensical, but I’d buy that a LOT quicker if he weren’t already milking the auteur role for everything […]