Afternoon Snack

January 28, 2019 at 9:00 am

Planned Parenthood is rolling out a chatbot to reach more teens who have questions about sexual health! It’s sort of shocking that something as handy as this hasn’t been developed before, but we’re glad it’s here now!


Congratulations are due to the teachers who won their demands for better conditions for their students — including smaller class sizes, more nurses and librarians, and better facilities — after a massive and successful strike.


This week we learned that the Tom Holland, Andrew Garfield, AND Tobey Maguire versions of Spider-man almost appeared in Into the Spider-Verse, and now we dream of an even spidier sequel.


Speaking of sequels, a Detective Pikachu sequel is apparently already in the works three months before the release of Detective Pikachu, raising a very important question: does Ryan Reynolds’s agent have some sort of Faustian bargain in place?


We loved reading Comics Beat’s coverage of the 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival, and hope to see it continue to grow as more and more black creators find (or make!) space for their voices and visions in comics.


For our outdoorsy friends in colder climes, here’s an excellent column — and shopping guide! — by the founder of Unlikely Hikers founder on plus-sized layering for winter hikes.


Are you a Valentina fan who also loves musical theater? Then this interview on her upcoming role as Angel in a TV production of RENT is the article for you!

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