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Books

Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Today’s WrAnyMo offering is a review of “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” by Jane Austen and Set Grahame-Smith (2009). Very few, mild spoilers.

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Culture Entertainment

No Girls Allowed

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Books Entertainment Movies

Can’t Uncurl Toes

I know I shouldn’t post on this because, in doing so, I’ll reveal myself to be no different than the rabid Twigirls out there who are also posting and gushing about this but I’ll take the risk. The new Twilight poster is horrifying. It’s not the eyes (although the color should have been toned down, […]

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Politics

Happy Constitution Day

Today marks the anniversary of the signing of our Constitution. I’d like to be able to wax glowingly on how well our elected officials have defended my constitutional rights. Sadly friends, in the last eight years, we’ve suffered from privacy invasions and censorship, while our government has launched illegal wars at the cost of lives […]

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Health Life

Laugh More

According to a recent study, psychological distress and severe life events may increase one’s risk of breast cancer. Young women who were exposed to a number of life events, should be considered as a risk group for [breast cancer] and treated accordingly. The good news? On the other hand, general feelings of happiness and optimism […]

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Books Libraries Politics

Bait and Switch

I’ve been floundering for a few days now debating on whether or not to post about McCain’s VP choice. I feel sickened, insulted and a little hopeless. I don’t even feel like posting in full anymore. Instead, I’ll point to some posts of interest. Why I feel insulted. This and this are why I feel […]

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Diversions

In Need of God-smack

Priest to hold nun beauty pageant. Are you frelling kidding me? Is poor image truly the worse fate that could befall a woman? Do you really think posters of hot nuns will win converts and improve public opinion? Would you really want those types of people converting to your religion anyway? Ridiculous. Great idea, sisters. […]

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Still Alive

I’m past the whiny phase of being sick, so it’s probably safe to post again. The flu completely kicked my arse this week. I woke up Saturday feeling fine and by Sunday morning I couldn’t move or eat without being sick. The sinus pressure in my face was so bad that my teeth were throbbing. […]