Tag Archives: puttin on my ranty pants

Why don’t you wear white gloves? [rant]

The White Gloves thing came up again because Chicago Magazine used it while promoting an article about the Newberry. Rare book people often feel the same way about white gloves as when archives are referred to as “dusty.” This is a … Continue reading

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In Which I Have An Article on The Mary Sue

I wrote a thing over on The Mary Sue about inclusive SF/F, the Uncanny Magazine Kickstarter and accidentally sparking a culture war.

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An Imaginary Dialogue in My Head About Academic Journal Publishing [rant]

An imaginary dialogue has been rolling in my brain for a little bit, prompted in part by a rhetorical question by Nancy Sims on twitter. Yes, yes, “expensive journals drive academics to break copyright law.” WhyTF doesn’t this drive ’em to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Deep Breath

I just watched “Into the Dalek” last night, and will share my thoughts on that on the next Verity!. 🙂 I have some first impressions, and some nitpicks about “Deep Breath.” In general, I really liked most of the episode. … Continue reading

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A Romance Manifesto

[This is a reposted rant from a few years ago–LMT] Okay, so many of you know that I end up hanging out on a lot of SF-related blogs as part of my job. It’s fun, the people are nice, and … Continue reading

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Link on parenting and disability and conversations

If I had more energy, this might be more of a rant. I’m just going to leave this here: Dear People Who Do Not  Have a Child With Disabilities. Please read it if you are so inclined. Much of this rings … Continue reading

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