Lara Croft and the Tomb Raider video games hold a special place in my heart. I’ve played the games, I own all the comics, and at least one action figure. Lara is one of my favorite go-to female characters when I am looking for fun-time adventuring. She solves puzzles, fights and kills a menagerie of creatures – including but not limited to dinosaurs, wild board, and scorpions – … [Read more...] about Nerd Rage Activated: Tomb Raider Reboot
One of my least favorite phrases in the English language is the term "female comedy." It’s the absolute worst. To quote Maya Rudolph, "I've been doing comedy for a long time and I never thought it was vaginal comedy." To me, that phrase is a byproduct of the past ten to fifteen years, in which the "Can women be funny?!" question has, like the villain in a horror movie, simply … [Read more...] about Beverly Hills, What a Thrill!
Janet Howell quickly went from Virginia State Senator to viral celebre on January 30, when she made the bold move to add a floor amendment to a bill requiring women to undergo an ultrasound before having an abortion. Her amendment to the bill introduced by Sen. Jill Vogel, would require a digital rectal exam and cardiac stress test for any man before they could receive erectile … [Read more...] about Lady of Awesomeness: Janet Howell
A few weeks into the 2011 television season, a friend told me I had to watch ABC’s Pan Am. This wasn’t in my plans, as I had no interest in the show. From the ad campaign it seemed similar to The Playboy Club on NBC (which had already been cancelled), and I wasn’t interested in television that took the approach of “we can totes be sexist and it’ll be okay because it was NORMAL … [Read more...] about Pan Am: Experience Makes the Difference