Ghost in the Shell turns 20. The meta of it all was really kind of lost on me, but holy crap it was gorgeous then and is gorgeous now.
Hunter Schwarz found a pretty fatal flaw that undermines the supposed realisticness of House of Cards. More seriously, though, I don’t like that news organizations lend themselves to these movies and shows at all.
Per Sara Lipton, sticks and stones may break some bones but words’ll sometimes get other people killed.
Young people are choosing not to DARE to be scared.
Life after Viral Fame. As we laugh and laugh, some of them end up contemplating suicide. Haha.
MEP Daniel Hannan argues against gender-bending Shakespeare because we should let Shakespeare’s women speak for themselves. Meh. Shakespeare has been so prevalent for so long, I support all sorts of experimentation. Fiona Laird agrees.
Vox examined the causes of death in Shakespeare. A lot of stabbings, it turns out. I’d love some cable network to do a production of every single Shakespeare play as an ongoing series.