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Things We Saw Today: Twitter Added A Female Board Member

Things We Saw Today

It’s Marjorie Scardino! (via Jezebel

  • Nelson Mandela has passed away at the age of 95. (via The Hollywood Reporter)
  • Alyssa Rosenberg writes a great piece at ThinkProgress titled, “Why I Care So Much About Mass Culture, Including Superhero Movies.”

So this just happened on Bryan Singer’s twitter account. He better not be trolling. More on this tomorrow if it winds up being serious, which all signs point to it being.

  • Theater Critic Fired After “Private, Personal” Photos Taken 22 Years Ago Are Posted On Gay Web Site. (via The Frisky)
  • Game of Thrones key to Northern Ireland tourism plan. (via BBC)
  • Polly want a vocabulary? Researcher explores origins of intelligence by working with parrots. (via Harvard Gazette)

Pretty cute Femme Iron Man cosplay by cosplayer CassedOutofHeaven. (via Fashionably Geek)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” ( She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."