It’s okay to like pop culture with dubious social elements

I really enjoy Game of Thrones.  Game of Thrones is filled with racism, misogyny, disablism, and hugely dubious social themes. It’s not progressive television by any stretch of the imagination, and I absolutely own that. My enjoyment of it doesn’t magically erase these issues just because I’m a critical viewer and thinker. Neither am I going to […]

Operatic Meanderings

I was bumping a little Turandot the other day, as one does, when I was struck by something. I really fucking love opera. And many people think that this is really weird. It’s been kind of a running joke among my friends for years, that I would do something like rocking La Boheme at parties, […]