George R.R. Martin on writing women
George Stroumboulopoulos: There's one thing that's interesting about your books. I noticed that you write women really well and really different. Where does that come from?
George R.R. Martin: You know, I've always considered women to be people.
FYI, You're a Feminist →
fuckyeahfeminists: For the record, if you’re someone who feels that discrimination against people for their race, religion, gender identity, biological sex, or sexual orientation is wrong, you’re a feminist. If you believe that men and women should be equal, and that neither are more important to history or the future, you’re a feminist. If you find it absurd that men are still paid more for...
For those who think I rant about the patriarchy... →
By Julia Maddera, Georgetown University ‘13. To the first man, who I met by the Eiffel Tower my second week in Paris, when I didn’t know better. Who took me out four times, who waved little red flags that I tried to ignore. Like asking me outright if I was a virgin on the first date, like calling me five different pet names when I’d asked him not to throughout the second, like saying he’d...
What Everyone Needs To Know About The Smear... →
blackfashion: 1. Prominent conservative websites published fake photos of Martin. Twitchy, a new website run by prominent conservative blogger Michelle Malkin, promoted a photo — purportedly from Martin’s Facebook page — that shows Martin in saggy pants and flipping the bird. The photo, which spread quickly on conservative websites and Twitter, is intended to paint Martin as a thug. As Twitchy...
When we tell stories about creativity, we tend to leave out this phase. We...– The Importance of Frustration in the Creative Process, (via wilwheaton)
fascinating look at how animated movies are made.