Clishmaclaver – Brechin High Library Blog

May 2, 2017
by Miss Stewart

Stay woke: in defence of ‘other girls’…

This opinion piece from Book Riot – In Defense of ‘Other Girls’ in YA – is definitely worth a read. It tackles the rather unpleasant trope of, ‘Not Like Other Girls‘. I have to say, this trope has always seemed … Continue reading

April 20, 2017
by Miss Stewart

Crossing the Godzilla Threshold…

I’ve just received a press release – it doesn’t matter what for – that has listed all the different ways the world might end, based on scenarios from films, and how people have stated they would respond. It is stupid, and now I will explain why on a scenario-by-scenario basis. Continue reading

April 5, 2017
by Miss Stewart

Wait, what?

Marvel’s vice president of sales has blamed declining comic-book sales on the studio’s efforts to increase diversity and female characters, saying that readers “were turning their noses up” at diversity and “didn’t want female characters out there . Oh, reeeaaally? This … Continue reading

March 24, 2017
by Miss Stewart

Principle of Evil Marksmanship or the Stormtrooper Effect…

Clishmaclaver loved this cartoon from How-To Geek! 😀  Some things just never change… And, yes, there’s a handy trope for this! Check out TV Tropes for more hilarious  ‘Red Shirt’ information on the Principle of Evil Marksmanship or Stormtrooper Effect – … Continue reading

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