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Can't Talk | February 20, 2017

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Rebellions Are Built on Hope

February 1, 2017 |

When I watched “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” for the first time on opening night, I thought I would be living in a different world than the one we are all currently living in; I hoped for a world … Read More

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On Pins and Needles Episode 22: They Come Pre-Hardened

February 1, 2017 |

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On this month’s episode of On Pins and Needles, we talk about emotionally and physically seasoned cookware, knitworthy friends and family, and how we determine whether someone is deserving of a handmade … Read More

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Can’t Talk Podcast Episode 180: You Don’t Need a Get-Tough Story

January 30, 2017 | | 2 Comments

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TW: This episode talks about rape. A lot. This week Amelia and Bell talk about how rape is included in fictional narratives, when it’s done well and when it’s not, and whether … Read More

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Facing the Music

January 28, 2017 |

Sometimes, doing the things you enjoy takes a lot of work.

I used to think that hobbies were simple things that required little effort, something you could do without thinking to pass the time. As a kid, the word … Read More

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Why Gaming Is An Excellent Hobby

January 27, 2017 | | One Comment

Alternate Title: Why my therapist is mostly a genius but not this time.

Me: “I feel so out of control of so many things in my life. I feel powerless and frustrated and stymied. I can’t get anything done that … Read More

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What the Fuck are my Hobbies?

January 26, 2017 |

I really, really wanted to write a tribute to gaming for this article, but a little part of my brain kept bothering me every time I tried. “Kirstin,” it said. “You’re a writer. Write about writing.”

Fine, brain, I’ll … Read More

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Hobbies Lost and Gained

January 25, 2017 |

Hobbies are something that, of late, I haven’t had a whole lot of time for; many of my hobbies I’ve completely dropped because I just can’t commit the time any more. This is a shame, because many of my hobbies … Read More

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Can’t Talk Podcast Episode 179: Moral Flexibility

January 23, 2017 |

Download this episode (right click and save) On this week’s Can’t Talk Podcast, Amelia, Nat and Kirstin talk Star Wars: The Old Republic. Conclusion: it’s a pretty great game.

Nat recommends: Screaming into the void.

Kirstin recommends: “Overwatch”

Amelia recommends: … Read More

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