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The Most Feminist Thing Doctor Who’s 11th Season Could Do is Refuse to Address Sexism

Jodie Whittaker is going to be the Thirteenth Doctor. We all know why this is a big deal—not just because the role is being taken up by yet another accomplished and talented actor, but because she will be the first woman to do it. I just have a small request to that effect:

Please don’t make the Doctor deal with sexism now that she’s a woman.

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Reading V.E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic (Part 4)

We should have a theme song. I’m all about theme songs, and instead of just going through cabaret patter with you lot, we could be singing something. We’d need lyrics, though, which I haven’t written properly since college. Unless it’s a parody.

Sorry, this is very off-track, I just started thinking about theme songs and multimedia and… you know how it is.

Here is a link to the series index, for your convenience. Go there for previous entries!

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Series: Reading V.E. Schwab’s Shades of Magic

Ant-Man and the Wasp is A Much-Needed Reprieve in the Marvel Universe

While Avengers: Infinity War made it clear that both Ant-Man and Hawkeye made deals following the events of Civil War so that they could stay out of jail and with their families, there was clearly a lot more to that story. But after a lukewarm first outing, could a second Ant-Man film give fans a much needed snapture reprieve of good fun?

You know what? Yeah. Yeah, it could.

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Reading V.E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic (Part 3)

What’s up, magic friends? (Can we do that? Call each other magic friends? It seems just as good of a name as any.) If you’re back here, that means that it’s time for another Shades of Magic Read! It’s a short one this week, but that’s all good because we’re gearing up for the meatier chapters. This week, we meet someone new—Lila Ward.

Link to the index of posts is here so you can check back on other reads.

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Series: Reading V.E. Schwab’s Shades of Magic

Reading V.E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic (Part 2)

Welcome back to Reading V.E. Schwab’s Shades of Magic! We are on track with our stamp card (when we reach ten parts we get a free latte? I really wish the world worked like this).

This week we’re diving further into the worldbuilding and learning some very interesting stuff about the difference between the colors red and black. As they pertain to magic, that isthe difference between the colors themselves should be pretty easy to divine. Unless you’re colorblind. Anywho…

Here is a link to the series index, for your convenience. Go there for previous entries!

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Series: Reading V.E. Schwab’s Shades of Magic

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