Ciao, Bella!

UPDATE: read my review of the Winter’s Bone soundtrack over at Night and Day, the Spectator’s Arts blog. Yes, I am off to Rome today assuming all goes well. I have my boarding passes printed and surely I will be all packed and ready (!). I am not taking a computer with me (gasp!) except…

Entertainments

I’m the guest today over at Amber Polo’s WordShaping blog, talking about why I write in the fantasy genre. Drop by and leave a comment! Amber is a fellow Broad. I always find it interesting the things I figure out when interviewed. A lot of things never get articulated until somebody asks you a few…

BitchBuzz: No Girls Allowed

Yeah, you may have already guessed — or seen — my BitchBuzz column for this week. It’s up early, in fact I shot it off to my editor while I was [cough] not attending the faculty meeting. Hey, I had pressing news to cover! Considering the quick hits it got, I’m glad I did. Hat…

New Media and My Life

The big announcement today was Apple’s new tablet computer. I suspect there were no women on the design team, or else it wouldn’t have ended up with the name iPad (on a related note, a trending topic on Twitter: iTampon). I was teaching at the time of the announcement and joked with my students about…