Monthly Archives: August 2014

On writing female protagonists

It’s been suggested — the former Twitter account @MLPFacts claimed it as a bald fact — that Lauren Faust (may her fame increase) derived a fair amount of Mane Six characterization from existing fictional tropes. Which bothers me not at all: the reason they got to be tropes in the first place was the fact that they were almost infinitely… (more…)

Verging on adorkable

This is too funny not to pass on: 100% true story today while @ my yearly check-up Doc: "You're a Jewish girl that likes to have sex?! You must be a unicorn!!!" Actually.. — tara strong (@tarastrong) August 13, 2014 Admittedly, some times it’s more obvious than others.

Sudden flood

Wednesday of this past week, this site recorded 60 page views, which is about 15 times the usual. I have no idea what’s going on, since I posted nothing new that day. Ideas?