When the Devil goes bald, there will be hell toupee July 19, 2008Posted by Erin Ptah in News Roundup.
Tags: Alison Bechdel, Memes, New York Times, NPR, Rebecca Tushnet, Rosie O'Donnell, the gays
If there are one or more people
on your friends list reading your blog who make your world a better place just because they exist, and who you would not have met (in real life or not) without the Internet, then post this same sentence in your journal.
I’ve been running the Bechdel test ever since I heard of it, which has injected a note of sadness into things I wish I could just unabashedly love. (I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry, anyone?) Turns out film schools teach writers not to pass it. Hiss.
On a happier note: Fanfiction discussed on NPR. Featuring an interviewer who is not hung up on “omg how weird is this?”, speaking to an academic researcher who very clearly Knows Of What She Speaks.
And these family-friendly gay cruises are just heartwarming.