Books, Musing, SciFi

Fictional Religions I’d Seriously Consider Joining

I am not a religious person. While I don't begrudge religious people the comfort they find in their faiths, in general I don't see much point in the whole concept of a higher power. Sure, it would be nice if there was someone big and powerful out there interested specifically in my personal well-being, but I'm incapable… Continue reading Fictional Religions I’d Seriously Consider Joining

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Characters, Gender, Movies, Reviews

Easy A: A Study in Slut-Shaming, Part II: Marianne

Welcome back to another installment of Morgan-cares-way-too-much-about-movies: Easy A edition! For those of you just tuning in now, be sure to start with my post from last week about the film's protagonist, Olive Penderghast. Today, we're moving on to the character who is, arguably, the film's antagonist: Marianne Bryant, played by Amanda Bynes. Marianne's defining… Continue reading Easy A: A Study in Slut-Shaming, Part II: Marianne

Reviews

Review: The Gospel According to Biff

Hello! Yes, I am the worst blogger, & etc. Right. Moving on. I've just finished reading a book by comedy author Christopher Moore called Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal. It wins the award for most absurd title to subtitle word count ratio in a comedy satire about Jesus, and it also wins… Continue reading Review: The Gospel According to Biff