Afternoon Snack

July 18, 2016 at 12:43 pm

Welcome to another sweltering July afternoon, POMEs! Here are some refreshing links and articles to help you maintain your chill in these trying times.

 


 

Heather Havrilesky (AKA Ask Polly) has a new book out and y’all should buy it! Here is a rad feature on the book and a look back at Ask Pollys from the past.

 


 

 

Femhype recently compiled a survey about queer representation in gaming. They’ve been posting the results for a little bit now and it’s all really fascinating. Check out the results for queer representation in character creators here.

 


 

Over at The Cut, Rebecca Traister argues that while a lot of folks are comparing our political climate to the summer of 1968, a comparison to the “red summer” of 1919 might be more accurate.

 


 

Don’t listen to the horrible, man-gry reviews: Ghostbusters is pretty great! Related:  Will Chris Hemsworth’s headshots with the saxophone be available as a poster anytime soon, because if so, CC wants one.

 


 

In other man-ger news: Comics artist Frank Cho is apparently unaware that feedback from your job is not the same as censorship. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

 


 

PSA: Please PokemonGO responsibly and don’t die of a heat stroke while chasing an Ivysaur down the street.

 


 

What are you guys reading and watching (in between PokemonGO hunts)? Hit us up with something to do when the servers go down!

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