Day: September 5, 2014

Ghost in the Shell 2: man-machine interface manga comic, Young Magazine, Dark Horse Comics, 1991 -- 2003

Ghost in the Shell: The Major’s Body (7) (NSFW)

The Major, or Motoko Kusanagi, is the protagonist of each incarnation of the Ghost in the Shell manga-anime-merchadise franchise. If you care to google, “Motoko Kusanagi is“ autocompletes to “a man” and “is hot,” then “in bed with a boy” and “in bed.” For a science-fiction philosophy character named for her military position, we (the audience — although I…

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#WWACNerdMovie Rewind

Last Wednesday (August 27th) WWAC livesnarked Strange Days. We learned a couple lessons from that one: 1) If it’s been over a decade since the last time you watched a movie, there might be some scenes that take you by surprise. I had completely forgotten about the rape scene. In the future we’ll be more…

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Life Geek! Week: 08/29-9/4/14

Welcome to Life Geek! our new weekly lifestyle feature where we offer readers a glimpse into our geeky lives. Ginnis Tonik, Lifestyle Editor In the states, we celebrated Labor Day. I made baked brown butter and pistachio doughnuts. The saltiness of the pistachios perfectly cut the sweetness of the doughnuts. You can find the recipe here….

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Dogears: Novels We Have Loved

Pirate Cinema Cory Doctorow Tor Teen I had previously read Little Brother by the same author and loved it. In Pirate Cinema, Cory Doctorow addresses some of the same themes as that earlier book: youthful idealism, where the internet and the law intersect, and access to information. Trent McCauley (aka Cecil B. DeVil)  runs afoul…

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