Sunday, 21 July 2019

Nerd Church - Trump Is A Racist, and Other Obvious Things That Still Have To Be Said





(Warning: this post discusses all things Trump, inc. racism, bigotry, and alleged sexual assault, inc. Jeffrey Epstein and paedophilia)


Trump is a racist.

He is a sexist, a homophobe, an ableist, a transphobe, an Islamophobe.

Trump is pretty much any kind of bigot or general a**hole you can think of.

I don't know why people are still surprised, but some people seem to be.



Two Muslim American women in hijabs holding hijabi US flag posters reading 'we the people'
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay



Friday, 19 July 2019

Friday Fics Fix - Death Can't Stop a Jedi... From Pranking




'"In the meantime, I'm going to annoy our son back into the Light," Han said with restored good cheer.

"That's not how it works," Leia said.

"Has anyone tried?"'


Fics Fix! title image with purple background and white lightning bolt shape


Sometimes, I just love the randomness of fanfiction.

Like, if you hype up Hollywood writers on a lot of coffee, deprive them of sleep, and then give them action figures to play with, you get fanfic authors.

And that, my dearest nerdlets, is just one of the many beautiful things about the internet.




So this fic is based on the modern Star Wars films, and has a butt-tonne of SPOILERS, ok? Ok.


Thursday, 18 July 2019

Comics Wrap-Up - You're the Perfect Distraction





comics wrap-up title image with manga-style woman handing her living-shadow a flower


You know what Thursday means? Superhero-y comics-y goodness! Woo!

Everything this week falls into the 'Other Stuff' category - which, as always, is Loki's fault.

Gif. Loki: You had one job


It's also kind of superhero-adjacent, because that's just the way the cards fall sometimes *shrugs*


Sunday, 14 July 2019

Nerd Church - Casual Homophobia: A Thousand Cuts



(Warning: this post discusses several instances of homophobia, and the feelings caused.)

I use the term homophobia here as a catch-all for all types of bigotry against LGBTQ+ people.



When I was very, very, small, someone I love - an adult - said something that stuck a tiny dagger into my heart.





They said, "...it shows being Gay as something natural. Which it's not."


And a teeny-tiny voice in my small child brain said, 'But what about me?' and then I stamped it down very, very, hard.

Partly because I didn't know what I meant. What about me? What was I?

Well, if straight was the natural... then I was straight? Right?



Friday, 12 July 2019

Friday Fics Fix - 3-For-1 Boarding-School Special





I normally recommend one fic a week in these posts. This week, I'm gonna rec three.


Fics Fix title image with purple background and white lightning bolt shape



Why? Because I can't choose between them.

And now I've given up trying - I'm just gonna give 'em to you, with a bit of info about each!


Thursday, 11 July 2019

Comics Wrap-Up - They Say That A Hero Could Save Us





Comics Wrap-Up title image with manga-style woman handing her living-shadow a flower


It's Thursday! And this week's comics wrap-up is full of Spider-Man! Woo!


Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Month in Review(s) - June 2019





June kind of flew by!

Partly because I was super-busy! Which is also why I (once again) posted less here than I wanted to.

I did manage to post a review though! Woo! I can still call myself a book blog! (Lol.) 😅



June - Mehefin graphic with blue sky and sun shape