Sylvia Archive: Emissions Admission

The Woman Who Worries has a new reason to fret. List your own worries in a comment.

Monday October 13 2014

Sylvia Archive: Special Services

Need a computer psychic? Sylvia did. Leave an appointment request in a comment.

Satruday October 11 2014

Sylvia Archive: The Secret Lives Of Cats

How mysterious is your feline? Reveal in a comment.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Caught This Film Before It’s Gone

I didn’t especially care for Gillian Flynn’s thriller Gone Girl. I feel she can’t hold a candle to the mystery novelists Denise Mina and Tana French. These women are Irish and Scottish, and their mysteries have a real grounding in their cultures, the gritty side of their societies.

Friends took me to see Gone Girl, bribed me with dinner. I am easily bribed. The theater was so crowded, it was he opening weekend, that I had to sit alone, way up high in the single empty seat separated from my friends. I laughed in surprise. (I laughed alone, the men on either side of me, exclaimed, but did not laugh out loud at some of the outrageous evil surprises of the screenplay.) I forgot the book and was carried away by David Fincher’s direction. Ben Affleck is perfect, and that is something I never expected to say. An actor who is almost handsome, but not quite, totally lacking in charisma, a little clumsy… perfect. I recommend Gone Girl.

http://variety.com/2014/film/reviews/film-review-gone-girl-1201308847/

http://blogs.indiewire.com/womenandhollywood/review-gone-girl-20140929

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Sylvia Archive: Lost & Found

The Cats with Signs only want to help. Click the strip for evidence.

Thursday October 9 2014

Powerful Editorial Cartoon

I came across a story of abuse in an amazing editorial cartoon, a cartoon that addresses the issue of abuse and in particular mentions the excuse that some abuse has cultural roots. If so, then your culture must be changed. You can’t use culture as an excuse. That excuse is used from beatings to genocide, and it must stop. I heard about this interview the other evening from a woman who was still reeling from the emotional experience of seeing Scott Stantis on Chicago Tonight. Thank you, Linda, for sharing.
http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2014/09/29/editorial-cartoon-shows-impact-abuse

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/stantis/chi-scott-stantis-essay-beating-092414-story.html

Scott Stantis

Sylvia Archive: Puppy Power

Cats who hypnotize take advantage of all situations. Click the strip for a larger comic.

Wednesday October 8 2014

More Henri Le Chat

PlusĀ Henri? Oui oui.

And here’s an interview with Will Braden, creator of Henri.

Sylvia Archive: Fitting Into Jeans

What other excuses could Sylvia have Rita use? List your favorite in a comment.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The First Women Of Modern Tech

You knew this deep down in your heart, but isn’t it good to have it confirmed?

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/10/06/345799830/the-forgotten-female-programmers-who-created-modern-tech

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