Heroic Statues

There really is no meaningful controversy surrounding the equestrian statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville: Lee fought a treasonous and losing war in defense of an abhorrent institution. Every […]

It was the days shortly before the Lord of the Rings movies were released and my sister and I were patiently trying to coax our mother into the world of […]

Disney’s 75-year canon is so cohesive that sometimes it’s hard to remember that these various films were made decades apart in drastically different social environments. Both the culture as a […]

(This article was originally posted on Feminist Borg.) You may have seen this comic that was floating around Tumblr a few months ago.  I haven’t been able to locate the […]

Maurice Sendak died yesterday at the age of 83. Considering that we were all children once, adults understand children rather poorly, a fact which all too often comes to light […]