I think those people are to blame for my confusion.
Eh, or don’t. It ain’t you.
Hush was great, and the element of the deaf protagonist was novel, interesting, and well implemented as a plot device. Really good movie.
I love horror/thriller movies. They are my favorite genre. But, like many women, I’ve been sexually assaulted. It’s hard to find a good horror movie that does not involve the sexual assault of a woman. I’m not sure why; it’s such a lazy ass trope that is used entirely too often. Read more
the supreme irony of the puppies is that by pitching a hissy fit about all the damn liberals and SJWs in their science fiction, they’ve helped highlight the problem of representation at the Hugos, and as a result people who weren’t getting the kind of attention they deserved rallied together with a lot of passionate,… Read more
I can only speak for The Fifth Season, but it was an ambitious piece of science-fantasy that distinguished itself by its setting, its shifting perspective, and its choice of protagonist.
Really bad time for a tangent. A black man was just murdered by the police.
This is a wonderful piece, and you sound like a great brother. But — as someone who understands the power of certain words, and how they’re used, you should get this — I wish you hadn’t used the phrase “confined to a wheelchair” multiple times. My wheelchair doesn’t have straps or locks that keep me from moving;… Read more
but I’m not going to jump down someone’s throat for using words like that in casual conversation. Read more
I understand his point about how well Rhodes works as the inciting incident for this story between these particular characters, and I feel sorry that his story isn’t going to be judged inside a vacuum... But we do not live in a vacuum. Instead we are in a world where this terrible trope is used again and again. While… Read more