Here’s the thing: It’s ok to think that Merida is a lesbian, not because she...– Grace via Autostraddle — Brave’s Unconventional Heroine: What Doesn’t Queer You Makes You Stronger (via autostraddle)
I may or may not be watching Legally Blonde right now. (I totally am though!)
Beeban Kidron Interview →
A really interesting interview I heard last night on the World Service. Beeban Kidron, director of Oranges are Not the Only Fruit (which, I loved the book, but haven’t seen the miniseries), talks about - among other things- what it means to be a woman film director, and especially one making commercial (as opposed to indie/art house) films. Here’s my favorite part of the interview: ...
ARTPEDIA: Picasso Vandalised →
artpedia: Picasso’s Woman in a Red Armchair (1929) painting has been vandalised at The Menil Collection. The vandalism happened on Wednesday afternoon, where footage of the vandalism was caught on video. Menil spokesman Vance Muse said that museum security officers detected the vandalism almost… Who Does That!?!?!
I know I’m a huge nerd for saying this, but I have lots of feelings about how George RR Martin describes his heraldry in A Song of Ice and Fire. When he does it well I’m like, “Good job George, that is exactly how you should describe it” and when he doesn’t I’m like, “WTF GEORGE! THAT’S NOT EVEN A THING, WHAT DOES THAT COAT OF ARMS EVEN LOOK LIKE?...