Tropes versus Women in Video Games

Feminist Frequency, “Damsel in Distress: Part 1 – Tropes vs Women in Video Games“ The Tropes vs Women in Video Games project was funded by almost 7,000 backers on Kickstarter, founded by the video series’ host, Anita Sarkeesian. The series “aims to examine the plot devices and patterns most often associated with female characters in gaming from

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Shelf Life: March 2013

Lots of poetry, some lit crit, and a burnt lasange. 30. Rush, by bill bissett (BookThug, 2012) Reviewed for Broken Pencil. 31. Heroines, by Kate Zambreno (Semiotext(e), 2012) When I saw it in Book City, I couldn’t resist picking it up. Zambreno looks at the “mad” literary wives of famous authors as they’re popularly portrayed, with the

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Is Google+ worth joining?

I just joined Google+ a couple of days ago. I wasn’t sure what to do with it at first, but fortunately there are already several excellent guides with tips on how to get started for G+ n00bs like me. Google+ = More than Facebook Everyone seems to be touting G+ as the next Facebook, but, as Christina

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