Simple But Profound

I’m reading Woman: An Intimate Geography by Natalie Angier, science writer for the NY Times. In short, it’s fabulous. This passage from the chapter “One Perfect Solar Cell,” about eggs, struck me. She’s discussing the millions of eggs that don’t make it to even menstruation, that perish in apoptosis for whatever reason: “For our purposes……

Blame the female actors.

Interesting take by Salon commentators on an Internet rumor that a certain film studio won’t be spitting out movies starring a woman, because supposedly women can’t carry a movie. Or something. Anyway here it is. I think Salon does a good job of pointing out the BS in this ‘theory’. Here’s the link since apparently…