#TrekDePaul is this weekend!

I'll be speaking on panel "Debating the Future: Otherness and Privilege in Star Trek" on Saturday, May 7th at DePaul's Pop Culture Conference - A Celebration of Star Trek. Join us at this free event for a full day of panels discussions, screenings, games, events, masquerade, music, comedy, and hear from our special Keynote Speaker Brannon … Continue reading #TrekDePaul is this weekend!

Doing all the things! March update [Reposted from Patreon]

Hi all, First off thank you for your support this past month, I appreciate every single Patreon, from everyone at the $1 and up helped keep me housed, the cat fed, internet and electricity on so I can do this work. So what have I been doing eh? A lot more streaming for one thing. … Continue reading Doing all the things! March update [Reposted from Patreon]

My issue with the anti-feminist rhetoric of Schlafly

Especially the rhetoric of lunatics like Phyllis Schlafly. She still puts forward the idea that women should stay home and in the kitchen in this day and age. I just don't see how anyone can see past the fact that: The way the economy is, families could not sustain their quality of life or in … Continue reading My issue with the anti-feminist rhetoric of Schlafly

Richard Wright’s Native Son – Discussion

  I'm reading Richard Wright's Native Son for our quarterly book club at Uni. We've had one meeting so far and it was pretty good. We touched on topis such as Bigger's lack of emotion, sense of responsibility, the way he lives in a dream world where everyone has all the stuff whites do. Or … Continue reading Richard Wright’s Native Son – Discussion

What I did on my summer vacation…

I was on vacation the last week of August and I actually got out and did some fun stuff... first off I had to reinstall Windows XP on my machine a few times since the HD where everything was installed decided to up and die on me earlier in the weekend that started my vacation. … Continue reading What I did on my summer vacation…

Precursor to today’s events…

DePaul memos tell of run-ins with professor By Ron Grossman Tribune staff reporter September 3, 2007 Finkelstein, both lauded and decried for his strong criticisms of Israel, was denied tenure in June. His classes, however, remained in the university's course schedule, and students were enrolled. The classes were abruptly canceled Aug. 24, at which point … Continue reading Precursor to today’s events…

Finklestein battle finally done… thank the Gods for small favors

DePaul, embattled professor settle dispute As Finkelstein resigns, university calls him 'an outstanding teacher' Embattled professor Norman Finkelstein meets with students and supporters Wednesday on the quad at DePaul University to announce his resignation. (Tribune photo by Chuck Berman / September 5, 2007) By Ron Grossman | Tribune staff reporter12:40 PM CDT, September 5, 2007 … Continue reading Finklestein battle finally done… thank the Gods for small favors