Author:
Acadia Einstein

Justice League Trailer with Lots of Screen Caps

The Justice League trailer dropped today, on the one year anniversary of BvS.  Do they redeem themselves?  Well, let me show you first why I don’t do reaction videos.  This was me after I watched it.  That’s not family friendly at all! Justice League Trailer 1 Now, I am not going to get into all the…

Author:
Sparks

The Slave, the Emperor, and the Stoic

A Stoic is Born Two thousand years ago, a man was born. He was born of low stature but his words and deeds would endure and even, today, he is spoken of with reverence and awe.   I’m not talking about Jesus. I’m talking about Epictetus – the famous Stoic philosopher.   Epictetus was born a slave…

Author:
Cider

Here’s Why Capitalism is Bad

Surprisingly, I’m not going to start right in on dismantling the fundamentals of capitalism – I’m going to start with a fairy tale: The Red Shoes. Now this is a fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson, which means it’s scary and gory. It’s not Disney-ified. I had a book of Hans Christian Anderson fairy tales…

Author:
Cider

When People Bring Knives to a Gun Fight (on Twitter)

Let me start this post off right: trans women are women. The end. OK, now that we’ve established that, I’m going to explain a few other things you may or may not be familiar with. The first is intersectionality (wikipedia). From a USA Today article, here is a good synopsis: If feminism is advocating for women’s rights…

Author:
Acadia Einstein

Why are there Snails in the Subway Station?

Yesterday I got very little actual work done because I had to drive into the city then travel all around the city then drive back to White Plains then home.  And all of that was done really really fast.  But while I was in the 59th St. subway station I saw something that wasn’t fast…