Same here, but with Dune. I was 14 when I saw it in the theater, having never read the book. I was with my mom and older brother, both of whom had. As we walked out, I was going, "Wow! That was amazing!" and they both looked at me like I was insane. And handed me the book as soon as we got home. » 8/25/14 3:00pm 8/25/14 3:00pm

A few months ago I bought a shredder that can handle up to 14 sheets. My house was scattered with little piles of bills, bank statements, or anything else that I didn't want to keep, but don't want to just put in the trash because it had an account number or a credit application, or whatever. » 7/25/14 6:44am 7/25/14 6:44am

The people that really ought to be paying attention to the Bechdel test are casting directors. There are tons of characters that could be played by anybody, but end up being played by white male actors because that's what we think of as the 'default'. » 6/05/14 11:35am 6/05/14 11:35am