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Female Friendship and the Slenderman Stabbing

Female Friendship and the Slenderman Stabbing

“[The Slenderman Stabbing] appears to echo patterns of behavior—belief in culturally-supported fantasies, tightly-cathected bonds between young women, an intensity of connection that has occasionally led to violence—that have occurred repeatedly, in various forms, throughout history and around the world. And they happen outside the heterosexual framework we use to understand [Elliot] Rodgers’…

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Interview with Brandon Dillon

Interview with Brandon Dillon

Laura Hudson talks with the creator of the game Hack’n’Slash, Brandon Dillon: “Over at WIRED, I wrote about the new game Hack n’ Slash, a Legend of Zeldastyle game where you use your sword to hack the source code itself. It’s a really clever concept, but the game has something else that Zelda never had, despite its name: a female protagonist. This didn’t make it in the article, but I really…

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"It’s Adventure Time"

“It’s Adventure Time”

Maria Bustillos takes an in-depth look at Adventure Time, an amazingly in-depth look bringing Roland Barthes, video clips and discussing the show with producers Pendleton Ward, Adam Muto, Kent Osborne, and Jack Pendarvis. “Adventure Timeis a smash hit cartoon aimed primarily at kids age six to eleven. It’s also a deeply serious work of moral philosophy, a rip-roaring comic masterpiece, and a…

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"Out of Body"

“Out of Body”

“As a young stay-at-home father, I gravitated toward Virago Modern Classics because they illuminated the ordinary domestic life to which I was growing accustomed, without becoming sentimental or losing sight of the broader human concerns and higher aspirations of their female characters….They couldn’t help seeing that this world of messy children and dirty floors, of broken cookers and tight…

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bettersupes:

"Little Girls Are Better At Designing Superheroes Than You" is a small project where I draw superheroes based on the costumes of young girls.

This original submission is The Curly Girlie!

From the mother: “Her superhero is named The Curly Girlie. She uses her long curly hair to lasso the bad guys, and has laser vision.”

10 Comics I Liked In 2013It’s an amazing time in comics right now. There are too many good ones for me to even read them…View Post

10 Comics I Liked In 2013

It’s an amazing time in comics right now. There are too many good ones for me to even read them…

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Little Girls Design Amazing Superhero CostumesFashionably Geek reminds everyone that “Little Girls Design Superhero Costumes Better Than Anyone.”View Post

Little Girls Design Amazing Superhero Costumes

Fashionably Geek reminds everyone that “Little Girls Design Superhero Costumes Better Than Anyone.”

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Summer Fun Time Reading ‘13It’s hot and the air already feels like unset Jell-O, but you still have some time to prepare for…View Post

Summer Fun Time Reading ‘13

It’s hot and the air already feels like unset Jell-O, but you still have some time to prepare for…

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