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Things We Saw Today: Want to Craft a Not-Awful Apology? There’s a Video Game for That

This isn’t specific just to men, but given how many terrible men we’ve been seeing do terrible things, and following them up with terrible apologies, I’m gonna say a lot of men could get some use out of this. If you’re wondering if you’re part of the problem, and what to do about it, game designer Elizabeth Sampat has designed a guide for recognizing behavior and crafting meaningful, sincere apologies. Considering how difficult that seems to be for so many people, this guide is almost infuriatingly simple. (via Am I Part of the Problem)

  • has chosen “complicit” as their word of the year and we can’t argue with its timeliness. (via The Hill)
  • Hold on, WHAT? Warner Bros. is reportedly looking to recast Iris–a role currently filled by Dope’s Kiersey Clemons–in the Flash movie. I can feel my interest in that movie plummetting. (via CBR)
  • Ava DuVernay shared some fantastic advice for budding filmmakers. Honestly, a lot of it applies to non-filmmakers as well. I might just start changing my socks at lunch. (via Twitter)
  • People were pissed that they had to sit through a 21-minute Pixar “short” before they could see Coco this weekend. So pissed, in fact, that some theaters in Mexico pulled it entirely. (via Uproxx)
  • In 1979, NASA launched a gold record of Earth sounds into space. Now you can buy a copy. I play records when I work sometimes and I would very much like to see what listening to humpback whales and earthquakes does to my productivity. (Washington Post)

What did you all see out there today, space friends?

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Vivian Kane (she/her) has a lot of opinions about a lot of things. Born in San Francisco and radicalized in Los Angeles, she now lives in Kansas City, Missouri with her husband Brock Wilbur and too many cats.