Tag Archives: symbolism

Bull and the art of BS

The story behind Fearless Girl. “I love the little statue of the girl in the Peter Pan pose. And I resent that she’s a marketing tool. I love that she actually IS inspiring to young women and girls. And I resent … Continue reading

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Dear SE Hinton – you are not the victim

I went out for three hours with both my parents today. Three stops in total, so well within comfort levels. Hinton the Hack fails at Art: Young adult author refuses to include gay or black characters, claims she’s being ‘attacked’ … Continue reading

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Queer SF: A Different Kind of Light

Published in 1978, A Different Kind of Light has been long deemed a rare gay SF story and one of the few books to deal with AIDS. Except that it didn’t really deal with anything. The story is a man … Continue reading

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The Importance of Folk Tales

Also known as fairy tales; cautionary warnings and morality tales, the core lessons to adventure, don’t be greedy or deal overmuch in magical things or beings. Durham University anthropologist Dr Jamie Tehrani, said Jack and the Beanstalk was rooted in … Continue reading

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Feynman’s Rainbow Review

From the books I bought yesterday, the one I read first was Feynman’s Rainbow by Leonard Mlodinow. It is more about being a physicist rather than physics and it’s an important humanizing of The Names in science, but also a … Continue reading

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