Scene: the marketing department.
“We should like to advertise our fine retail establishment on the Google!”
“But we sell so many different products! How will we ever register enough ads to cover everything a potential customer could be searching for?”
“A solution! Google will let us advertise with a template that includes anything a user might search for! Surely, then, whatever someone is trying to buy—be it an object, idea, or person—they will be directed to our store!”
“Brilliant! Nothing could possibly go wrong.”
ANDERSON COOPER: Well, we’re here at CNN headquarters, gearing up for a controversial, tight race. Yes, a tight race that could go for days, mired in legal challenges and—what do you mean we just called five states?
How many feminists does it take to change a light bulb?
The question is problematic, as it contains a number of coded assumptions that make it both inadequate and harmful as a means of developing social justice.
My girlfriend and I have been reading Vegan Cupcakes Take Over The World, which is basically the most fucking delicious cookbook you will ever purchase. It even has a foreword by Sara Quin! What more could you ask for?
This is all backstory, of course, for an exciting, erotic tale about graham crackers.
Saw Prince Caspian a couple of days ago. It wasn’t terrible, it wasn’t great, it mostly failed to make an impression on me at all beyond wondering who these people are, and why there is a movie about them. More vodka was clearly necessary.
Oh, and there were bits that irked the hell out of me, which I shall assume were just replacements for scenes that would not have irked the hell out of me. Like these, and all apologies to Maia, who does this better.