An overdue #introduction toot: I'm a thoroughly pedestrian white cisdude whose opinions can safely be disregarded. I <3 computers but hate software, lose at all kinds of games and probably just had some coffee, regardless of time or day.
The science of pectin and cranberries, sauced. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/bring-science-home-cranberry-sauce/
idk I've just got a chip on my shoulder since there are thousands of articles being published a day about Americans grappling with having to change their holiday plans suddenly and like. hi jews are citizens too we've been adapting to this and struggling with that for eight months now maybe talk to us too?
For people who don't know the background: In addition to telling people not to download a car, the MPAA (now MPA) is the body responsible for industry self-censorship. It determines that naked models doing gymnastics for James Bond gets a PG-13, masturbation with pastry gets an R, but mostly clothed lesbians making out gets an NC-17 unless the director plays calvinball with the ratings board.
That, in turn, determines whether your movie gets three screenings a day at the mall, or three screenings a year as part of a college arthouse distribution.
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