Adam is a Jewish American who's sick of the white Christian male being America's "default" setting. For money he works in a public library because free books and information access are wonderful things. For love he writes here for his pet project, The Chaotic Neutral, which is always looking for more writers. You can follow him on Instagram, Goodreads, and at his oft neglected Twitter where he will try to post more, and probably live-tweet the Eurovision Song Contest.

Calling All White Folk

So the day before the Unite the Right rally, I posted on my Facebook page that I was tired and was going to log off for a bit. It wasn’t just that rally that had worn me down, it was a ton of smaller things leading up to it. For…

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That Transgender-Military Kerfuffle

It’s already been a whole week (or alternately, it’s only been a week?) since Trump posted his tweet policy update banning trans individuals from serving in the US military in any way. Since then the fervor has died down a bit because Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford wrote a…

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Crosswinds # 1

Fan-favorite creators GAIL SIMONE and CAT STAGGS make their stunning Image debut with this mind-bending new ongoing series! A slick and ruthless Chicago hitman. A smart but downtrodden Seattle housewife. When an inexplicable event strikes these two random strangers, their bodies, souls, and lives are switched to potentially deadly effect.…

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Revival: A Rural Noir

I’ve been getting back into comics in a big way, and I’ve spent the past few weeks mainlining Revival: A Rural Noir. It’s a book from Image that finished its run in February with issue #47. It’s written by Tim Seeley and the art is by Mike Norton. The plot…

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Harlots: After and Before Handmaid’s

Hulu’s first season of The Handmaid’s Tale has come to an end, but that doesn’t mean your feminist TV has to come to an end. In fact, right on Hulu is another kick-ass show about women’s sexuality and autonomy. It’s also about men trying to exert power over them. Also…

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Down Among the Sticks and Bones

Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children. This is the story of what happened first… Jacqueline was her mother’s perfect daughter – polite, quiet, and always dressed as a princess. If her mother…

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I have always loved ebooks

I’m sitting outside and the weather is great. Warm air, a bit on the windy side of breezy, but sunny enough that it’s still lovely. The most annoying thing at the moment is that my lunch keeps scooting across the table because of the wind, and there’s an occasional bee…

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Eurovision 2017: Finals

Here we are. Everything that we’ve been preparing for, for the past two evening spread across this pas week, have come to a head. This Eurovision competition, part American Idol, part Olympics, Part UN, and part Hunger Games, is all for this. Tonight’s new competitors are the biggest sponsors (UK,…

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Eurovision 2017: Semi-Finals 2

And we’re back for night two. Like the populace that watched rapt for 75 consecutive Hunger Games, we’re back for our well deserved bread and circus.  So what does the night have in store for us? Let’s jump in! Russia – Julia Samoylova3 – “Flame Is Burning” Just kidding. Russia didn’t…

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Eurovision 2017: Semi-Finals 1

And we’re off! This year Eurovision takes place in the Ukraine, after last year’s win. The theme is Celebrate Diversity, and with any luck these performers will be as bonkers as years past. It always strikes me as incredible how international it is. Like, when I see the people doing announcers…

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