Category Archives: Relationships

Voices for the Brainless

I’ve been tempted to write something political recently, but I kind of feel that I’ve already said most of what I have to say, and it’s hard to keep up with current events in an administration where things change by … Continue reading

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Down in the Trumps

As easy as it is to mock Melania Trump, who recently said she’d stand up against cyber-bullying despite her husband being such a severe troll that he’s not even allowed to use his professional Twitter account anymore (I’m thinking he … Continue reading

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When Funny Book Families Fall Out

So, here are three reviews of movies that don’t have anything to do with each other aside from my having watched them recently. Uncle Buck – I never saw this as a kid, and pretty much all I knew about … Continue reading

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Love for Sale

I’m glad I’m not the only person who thinks that eHarmony guy, Neil Clark Warren, is creepy and condescending. He reminds me of a Southern preacher, and apparently he actually DOES have a master’s in divinity. He retired in 2007, … Continue reading

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The Royal Ships of Oz

While I don’t think shipping has ever been quite as common for Oz as for many other fandoms, it’s definitely been gaining prominence as of late. Not surprisingly, one of the main targets is the beautiful and powerful Ozma, who … Continue reading

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Ship of Fools

I can’t say I’ve ever really had the urge to “ship” characters (meaning to favor two fictional characters hooking up for romance and/or sex) that a lot of fans have. People can get quite adamant about such things, to the … Continue reading

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Crack That Whip

One throwaway question from the last Republican presidential debate that’s been getting some attention is what woman the candidates would put on the ten-dollar bill. Seems like it would have been easy enough to answer, but some of them named … Continue reading

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