This weekend, I saw Jonathan Glazer's new film, "Under the Skin", a cryptic and disturbing sci-fi/horror film starring Scarlett Johansson. It's one of the most fascinating and compelling movies I've seen in a long time, and it's highly recommended if it's playing in your area. Here's my extended thoughts:
Lately, a video by Wil Wheaton -- giving mostly on-point advice to a young girl about being bullied -- has been making the rounds. Because I am a joyless old creep, I had an issue with some of the things he said, and how he used some if the same -- and, I think, deeply misguided -- arguments used in defense of homosexuality. Cultural determinism stinks, read all about it:
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