Linklog for March 14: Lawns, honoring historical antifascists, shining a light on fascist motherfuckers and more

McMansion Hell’s Kate Wagner on lawns, which are a plague. Nothing in here that I didn’t already know except for the scale of ecological and social destruction they wreak. Lemmy of Motörhead famously said that they were the kind of band that, if they could come live next to you, would cause your lawn to …

Links for February 10, 2019: An Angry Gay’s Overdue Screed on Bohemian Rhapsody, Chivalry is not that, naked webcomics, Terry Pratchett’s Oblivion mod

Christine Kelley posted a belated, but powerful response to Bohemian Rhapsody, a Queen biopic I have personally refused to watch because shouting and throwing eggs at a movie screen is not my idea of a good time: An Angry Gay’s Overdue Screed on Bohemian Rhapsody. That’s Not What Chivalry Is by Dr Eleanor Janega is …

Quick thoughts on Struggle: The Life and Lost Art of Stanislaw Szukalski

I just watched Struggle: The Life and Lost Art of Stanislaw Szukalski and I have a few thoughts. Keep in mind I am by no means a Szukalski expert and these are not meant to be the last, authoritative word on the subject: For a documentary made by Szukalski’s friends and supporters from the underground …

The Princess and the Frog: fun movie, great music

When I was a kid, it was a family tradition to go see a Disney animated feature every Christmas vacation. Yesterday, after 25 years, my parents, Aggie and me restored that tradition, complete with ice cream after the showing. The feature this year was The Princess and the Frog, which Aggie and I were a …