Reason #1,000,001

February 13, 2018 Brian Niemeier 0

The following FaceBook post found its way into my feed yesterday. Names and faces are concealed to protect the innocent. Anon is right on the money. Body positivity/#HealthyAtAnySize is pure rhetorical snake oil for all […]


Anime Is Real

February 12, 2018 Brian Niemeier 0

Here’s Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva, world champion, record-holder, and 2018 Olympic gold medal favorite, performing as Sailor Moon. Observation: The moment when she unveils the Sailor Senshi costume–while spinning, you’ll note–is the feminine equivalent […]


What’s New Is Old

February 9, 2018 Brian Niemeier 0

A curious phenomenon I started noticing about fifteen years ago hit me as a sort of jump-cutting in time. The effect wasn’t internally consistent, though–like when I sit down to write at 7 PM, get […]