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Problematic Enemies – The Banshee

This post represents my opinion only, and not that of my employer. Kristeva’s theory of abjection provides us with an important theoretical framework for analysing (…) the representation of the monstrous-feminine, in relation to woman’s reproductive and mothering functions. However,… Continue Reading →

One of Those Moments – Joker’s big mouth

So I’m replaying Mass Effect 3. I do that whenever I’m stressed out and when I feel particularly vulnerable. There’s nothing more comforting than revisiting the Normandy. I had forgotten about this moment, but it’s always hilarious to me. Joker… Continue Reading →

Ugh, Emotions: Part IV

CW: harassment, gaslighting, suicidal thoughts By necessity and signed paperwork, I’m keeping it vague. It’s also in the past. I’m posting it because I have this idea that we need to show that negative behaviour doesn’t have to be sexual…. Continue Reading →

Ugh, Emotions: Part III

This post is a bit of an interlude where I talk about the difficulties marginalised groups have in getting hired, it’s also about being a victim, but refusing to be victimised. And it’s a “glorious” CV because I just know… Continue Reading →

Ugh, Emotions: Part II

CW: Harassment, sexism, sexual harassment In 2000 I wrote my thesis at a mobile games company. It was titled User Interfaces for Role-playing on a Mobile Platform. I still have it somewhere. It’s 150 pages long and is probably quite… Continue Reading →

Adjutants

Abject 1. (of something bad) experienced or present to the maximum degree. In Mass Effect 3: Omega, there’s an enemy that tries very hard to live up to the previous success of the Banshee, but the Adjutant doesn’t quite make… Continue Reading →

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