Things We Saw Today: The Totally Spielbergian Painted Poster for Super 8
Things We Saw Today
Susan Schorn brings the Royal Wedding, the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and little girls in tutus together in a meditation on gender norms and expression on McSweeney’s.
The very same weekend that Kate and Will got hitched, I found myself 1) watching the Ultimate Fighting Championship title match on pay-per-view at a Bikinis Bar and Grill, and then 2) holding a target and teaching a bunch of six-year-old girls, wearing princess dresses and tiaras, how to “kick like Lucy Liu.”
These sticky notes would in no way make me more productive. (CubicleBot.)
Fans looking for a way to support the character of Oracle can write a letter, as urged and organized by fuckyeahbatgirls and Georgethecat. And if you’ve got art, submit it to tumblr’s Oracle Create-a-Thon.
And speaking of female characters in comics… (Megan Rosalarian Gedris.)
75% of women play games on their phones, compared to 67% of men. (PRNewser.)
According to AfterElton and their exclusive preview of Archie Comics’ Kevin Keller miniseries, it does a fantastic job of “creating a wholly out gay character within the safe, idealized, age-appropriate world of Riverdale.” It also has barfing. More pages at AfterElton.