Author Archives: Angela Mathews

The Shelfie Project

This summer, I have been thinking of embarking on a reading quest that I would call The Shelfie Project. It took a while for me to get the courage to proceed. By the time I had, it turns out, I … Continue reading

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A Late Sideways Look

Today I watched Sideways starring Paul Giamatti as Miles Raymond and Thomas Hayden Church as his former college roommate and best friend Jack Cole. The plot can best be described as a coming of middle age. Two forty-something friends meet so that … Continue reading

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Shopping Blues (with Stripes)

I hate shopping. There are a number of reasons, but here is the one that struck me today. My purse broke, so I went looking for a new one. I didn’t want to spend a lot of money, but I … Continue reading

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ABE : Psychotic Robot Butler

Originally posted on Reason & Existenz:
London filmmaker Rob McLellan;s straightforward short film ABE takes some heavy minutes out of Silence of the Lambs, speciifically where serial killer Buffalo Bill interacts with the girl in the well. The twist: gender enraged…

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Women Must be Sexy and Cute?

Women Must be Sexy and Cute? According to Lisa Wade, PhD, The sexualization of girls and the infantilization of adult women are two sides of the same coin. They both tell us that we should find youth, inexperience, and naivete … Continue reading

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#Bartoli and #Sexualization

Originally posted on Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker:
Marion Bartoli at the 2009 US Open (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Marion Bartoli wins the Wimbledon championship. The crowd cheers, she celebrates and rushes to hug her father and former coach. And BBC Sport…

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Franz Kafka by Piotr Dumala

Based on the Diaries of Franz Kafka. Happy Birthday, Franz!

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