Dáin becomes King Under The Mountain. Bilbo is bringing home his share of gold- he only wants that little chest. In the book you do not see Thorin battle at all, Bilbo gets struck and passes out when the eagles come. Thorin dies alongside Bilbo and his kin after the battle. More dwarves die in the book. Smaug's death… » 12/19/14 12:03am Yesterday 12:03am

I have never known one.
The way that those who support patriarchal culture attack women is really unfortunate. This is no different than men calling feminists ugly, the myth of the "welfare queen," or the horrible way that child sex abusers claim that their victims acted very seductively.
This is a myth, a statistical… » 12/18/14 9:26pm Thursday 9:26pm

I am reading whatever I want to read, because my semester is DONE. I am going to finish this book of Jorge Luis Borges poems.
I am also mourning the most recent film incarnation of "The Hobbit." I am so saddened that those films marred my favorite childhood book. It… » 12/18/14 9:23pm Thursday 9:23pm

I will DM my LinkedIn to you via Twitter. The only recommendation I have is to write your LinkedIn like a story. If someone wanted your resume, they would read your resume. I also recommend getting recommendations on your LinkedIn for your work. When interviewing for jobs, I print out the recommendations and hand them… » 12/18/14 8:28pm Thursday 8:28pm

Nobody comes for Igloo's verbal blackface (as another kinja commentator said, I can't remember their name but that's the most apt description of her style) OR for her stupid twitter beefs she's had with fans, but they are railing on Azealia. I think that Igloo's origin story is kind of dubious too.
The media… » 12/18/14 8:24pm Thursday 8:24pm