Archives for July 30, 2009

Is Torchwood PR for TV-Glamour Gaydom?

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(*Warning: This post discusses homosexuality [with brief mentions to omnisexuality] and includes videos relating thereof. This post contains NO nudity and videos have been noted. IF this subject matter offends you, you should stop reading. Remember, the Little Pink Book strives to create an open space for numerous and varied POVs, so please be respectful.*)

First there was Ellen, then some Queer as Folk, Will & Grace, The L Word – and now there is Torchwood?

I’ve been reading a lot of buzz lately about the UK’s hit sci-fi drama, which airs on BBC America. A spin-off of the infamous Doctor-Who, Torchwood features a romantic gay couple as the hero and hero.

I like to think of the show as a slapstick version of The X-files-drugged-up-on-Roswell meeting in the middle of some sort of Star-TrekDoctor-Who hybrid.

Clip of Series 3, Torchwood: Children of Earth, from BBC:-

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yqqVbQpeTo

It’s rather interesting actually (“notes” starts after the cut and are in RED) —

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{Bookworm Reviews} “Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies”

Image by Sasha H. Muradali. All Rights Reserved 2009.

By: Kasey Skala, guest blogger

I’m hesitant when it comes to books about social media.

Unless it’s a historic look at past technology, how can you write a book about something that is constantly evolving? I could write a book today, and come next month, it probably would be a little outdated. So, I approached a top “innovator” [Read more…]