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Blogging Against Disablism Day: Doctor Who and Disability

Spoilers: Spoilers for some events and characters through Series Four of the rebooted Doctor Who. No significant spoilers after that.

Warnings: This review discusses ableism and references certain events during the Holocaust. 2,267 more words

Disability

Radio Free Albemuth by Philip K. Dick

Radio Free Albemuth by Philip K. Dick

In Radio Free Albemuth, Dick describes an alternate reality in which a man, Ferris Freemont, has manipulated events, including the murder of JFK and other politicians, in order to rise to power.  415 more words

Books

What I Learned from ANIMAL FARM

One summer evening when I was in high school, I was sitting in the parking lot of my part-time job (Captain D’s, worse job I ever had, by the way). 644 more words

General

Recent Reads: A Canticle for Leibowitz

This novel begins with the discovery of holy relics, which makes it worth recounting the way in which the book came into my possession. Last summer we took a beach vacation with my parents. 372 more words

Science Fiction

The Problem With Classic Sci-Fi

Okay, maybe it’s not a problem for everyone, but it is for ME! It’s so sexist! I can’t stand it! All the women are either accessories or idiots or sex toys.  679 more words

Science Fiction