Today's episode comes accompanied by the brisk smell of sea air, plus a hefty dose of Francophobia: http://episodictable.com/iodine/
s4e23, "The Host": This really bothers me. In this utopian future, it's not only acceptable but *commonplace* for people to have sex with other species. In this very episode, Dr. Crusher learns that her ~lover~ is actually a big fat parasitic bug, but after a moment's thought, she's cool with it. But she couldn't possibly have sex with a humanoid who presents as female?? Even by its own internal logic this makes no sense. #TNGwatch
ohai frens not from the south:
u need to understand that the south is composed of communities of people of color, queer and trans people, and disabled people, as well as vast natural ecosystems, which are all being held hostage by a system that wants them dead and the land despoiled in the name of profit.
make sure that your words and actions are in solidarity with marginalized people and with ecosystems.
It drives me up the god dang wall that somebody convinced Data that he is incapable of feelings when he's clearly the most kind-hearted and thoughtful member of a crew that's already pretty considerate #TNGwatch
This seems like a very worthwhile project that a lot of masto folks might be into: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lewispants/the-view-from-somewhere-podcast-0/description
Limited-run podcast that challenges the idea of objectivism and neutrality in journalism.
I am astonished that the team behind D&D 5e, under WotC, came up with the advantage/disadvantage mechanic. It's just about the only example I know of a market leader *actually* bringing an innovation to the table. Surely they took the idea from some poor unknown publisher who languishes in a basement, right? But I've never heard such accusations.
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