Having finally gotten around to playing the new Prince of Persia

I am…er…transfixed. Wait, did I say “playing Prince of Persia”? I meant reading Jameson on Jameson: Conversations  on Cultural Marxism. What did you think I meant? What, you people like me participate in mass entertainment culture? A mass entertainment culture with Orientalist elements? And write about it? Using our own names? While struggling to maintainContinue reading “Having finally gotten around to playing the new Prince of Persia”

Break from Snark: Interview Meme

Charlotte is to blame for this one. 😉 1. You used to live in the Carolinas, now you live in Amman with frequent visits to the Ukraine. Why did you move and will you be going back to the US anytime soon? I was in a pretty nasty situation in the States, due to studentContinue reading “Break from Snark: Interview Meme”

Natalia’s Awesome Post-81st Academy Awards Spiel

I woke up at 3 a.m., like a good girl, and turned my TV on. Since the timezone I’m in has a 7-hour difference with the East Coast of the United States, this was what was required of me in order to be able to watch the show live. I don’t think I’ve watched thisContinue reading “Natalia’s Awesome Post-81st Academy Awards Spiel”

Some further points on Gerard Butler (since enquiring minds want to know)

1. For the last time: I do NOT know him. It would be nice if I did, if only because I’m sure he’s full of tips on how to get great abs, but I don’t. 2. Yes, I consider myself a Gerard Butler fan. As far as I’m concerned, I don’t need anyone’s approval inContinue reading “Some further points on Gerard Butler (since enquiring minds want to know)”