Hey, hey, hey, guess what’s out today! ONLY TKAY MAIDZA’S DEBUT ALBUM!
Who is the apology for? Why does one apologize? Now, you probably instantly replied that the apology was for the person who was wronged, but why is it so often the case that when someone doesn’t react to an apology with public forgiveness, people ask that question, “What more do you want?” as though the automatic, proper response to an apology is to pretend the thing being apologized for never happened? That expectation, that having received an apology Person B is obliged to accept it and forgive Person A, that tells you right there that the apology was actually made for the benefit of Person A all along.
Becca can always be relied upon for a good book write-up, especially if the book is hilariously bad. Here, she takes on the new Connie Willis, and the almost-200 comments tackle the worldbuilding in entertaining detail.
Here is a beautiful story about a fancy whiskey bar in New York, a gross creep, and heroic service staff: “You Girls Having Fun?”
Common phrases like “you fucking beauty” show the word “fuck” is a part of the everyday Australian vernacular and no longer deemed vulgar or offensive, the judge said.
*wipes away a single patriotic tear*
Lifehack for event runners – don’t do this:
The event in question is the Women in Comics panel at ACMI, and while it’s still mostly women, this is not a good look.
Have some fandom statistics: Five Tropes Fanfic Readers Love (And One They Hate)
(Speaking as a person who hates coffee shop AUs, and mundane AUs of all kinds, I was surprised at how unpopular they turned out to be!)