Catholic Philosopher Edward Feser offers up a post on masculinity and the Marvel Cinematic Universe which I found to be as entertaining as it is enlightening. "Imagination, as Haldane uses the term, is a way of exploring aspects of reality and possibilities that are grounded in reality, even though it makes use of scenarios that … Continue reading Masculinity and the MCU
... And it was made with a Broken Smartphone!
Below are snippets from a long-lost episode of the X-Men's long-storied past. This is an episode not likely to be inserted into the Marvel Cinematic Universe anytime soon. Too bad. I'd wager it would be more critically and commercially successful than the misadventure which is the most Recent Installment in Marvel Comics' mutants movie franchise. … Continue reading The X-Men Go To Church
An interesting read about Werewolf lore from The Orthosphere... via With a Werewolf by My Side
During the height of the Cold War, science fiction author, Jerry Pournelle envisioned a future alliance between America and Russia that would carve up the world between them. He named this future super-duper world power, the Co-Dominion. At the time I thought it a fanciful notion, a good idea that could never, ever materialize. I was … Continue reading The Co-Dominion Is Born!
“Blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what was spoken to her from the Lord”. --- Luke 1:45 "Taking into account, as I have suggested before, all the circumstances—her origin, youth, sex, illiteracy, early environment, and the obstructing conditions under which she exploited her high gifts and made her conquests … Continue reading Speaking of Strong Female Characters…
Or Just Fighting Machines With Breasts? It is refreshing and heartening to have come across one so young that is also this wise among the generation that has brought us condom snorting, Tide Pod eating and David Hogg. https://youtu.be/Jumw30_j9cs Thanks to John C Wright's blog wherein I found the video.
Kendrick Lamar Wins The Pulitzer for music. With song lyrics such as: If I gotta slap a pussy-ass nigga, Ima make it look sexy; If I gotta go hard on a bitch, Ima make it look sexy... --- from "Element" Today is the day I follow my intuition Keep the family close - … Continue reading If It Weren’t For Low Standards…
A whole lot has been said of President Obama's official portrait and the artist who painted it and not much of it has been kind to either the artist or his creation. Ignoring the artist altogether, The Orthosphere suggests what it is so many of us intuit is wrong with the former President's portrait. It's … Continue reading Art Imitates Life – Presidential Edition