Through The Looking-Glass
Sam just said this to me:
“So, Mom. If a spider eats me, that will make me be Spider-Man, right?”
Folks, talk to your kids about mutations before they learn about them on the street.
Carrie and the City
New Yorker Rejects Itself
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And let me just cut you off before you tell me Spider-Man isn’t a mutant. He was bitten by a radioactive spider and his body mutated to have spider-like abilities. You don’t have to be an X-Man to be a mutant. This fine individual agrees with me.
One of my favorite Spider-Man comics was all about him realizing that his MUTATION could possibly be passed on to his children.
That is all.
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Marvel refers to Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four as “induced mutants”. There are altered humans in the Marvel Universe who are not considered induced mutants. It can get tricky sorting it until the have kids.
No argument from me on the mutant definition front. And, heeee.
A high school in Spokane is treating its students like people and asking what's wrong instead of punishing immediately.
In this otherwise factual article about the NYPD being reminded that women may legally be topless, I was struck by this ridiculously sexist sentence: "One man even said he would encourage his wife to join them." HOW NICE OF HIM.
In 2010 a photographer sought out and photographed decaying Star Wars sets in Tunisia. In 2012, a group of fans traveled to one of the sets and fully restored it.
In news that is surprising to approximately nobody, roles for women are at 28% and declining, despite women making up more than half of movie-going audiences (a fact Hollywood vehemently denies despite actual studies).