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Book: The Invisible Kingdom

A landmark exploration of one of the most consequential and mysterious issues of our time: the rise of chronic illness and autoimmune diseases. [more inside]
posted by gentlyepigrams on Feb 11, 2023 - 1 comment

Cells at Work!: Full Season  Season 1, Ep 0

Cells at Work! is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Akane Shimizu. It features the anthropomorphized cells of a human body, with the two main protagonists being a red blood cell, and a neutrophil she frequently encounters. Trailer [more inside]
posted by bleep on Mar 14, 2020 - 10 comments

Book: Sistah Vegan

Sistah Vegan: Black Female Vegans Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society (Lantern Books 2010) explores food politics, identity, sexuality, health, womanism, feminism, decolonization, anti-racism, eco-sustainability, and animal rights through the lens of the black female vegan experience in the USA. It is the first volume of its kind to address the racial and gender vegan experience in the USA. [more inside]
posted by aniola on Oct 12, 2019 - 0 comments

Book: Beyond Birds and Bees

Down to earth and up to the minute with our profound new cultural conversations about gender, sex, power, autonomy, diversity, and consent, Rough's careful research and engaging storytelling illuminate a forward path for a groundbreaking generation of Americans who want clear examples and actionable steps for how to support children's sexual development--and overall wellbeing--from birth onward at home, in schools, and across our evolving culture. [more inside]
posted by aniola on Sep 15, 2019 - 0 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Voter ID Laws in American States  Season 3, Ep 1

Last Week Tonight S03E01 Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies at age 79. Chipotle restaurants face federal investigations over food safety. (LWT produced a small commercial for them.) Main story: Voting (YouTube 14m), and the increased obstacles put in place to make it harder for US citizens to vote in elections. And Now: Newscasters Using Entirely The Wrong Tone. New Zealand's Prime Minister Steven Joyce is smacked in the head by a thrown phallus and is thereafter nicknamed by the New Zealand Herald "Dildo Baggins." Joyce tweeted to send it the GIF to John Oliver to get it over with -- and so they put the image on a flag, and gave the flag to Peter Jackson to wave. And then things got weird.... Yes that's right: Last Week Tonight is back! [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Feb 15, 2016 - 22 comments

Please Like Me: Natural Spring Water  Season 3, Ep 4

Josh, Tom and Arnold have a night to remember as they experiment with drugs, head to a nightclub, meet the intriguing Ella and end up spending a long and surprising night in hospital.
posted by misfish on Nov 14, 2015 - 1 comment

Call the Midwife: Christmas Special.  Season 4, Ep 100

In which Chummy takes over running the facility after an outbreak of chicken pox; rehearsals for the Sunday school's Christmas concert interfere with the nuns and nurses; two unmarried patients are sent to a home for pregnant women; Dr. Turner cares for a destitute older couple; and everyone wonders what the year 1960 will bring. PBS page. [more inside]
posted by homunculus on Dec 25, 2014 - 5 comments

Call the Midwife: Episode 1  Season 1, Ep 1

The opening of the show introduces it's major characters, sets the historical scene in post-war England, and establishes a tone of woman-centered, bike-powered, socialist-minded tear jerking melodrama and adventure. What's not to love?!
posted by latkes on May 21, 2014 - 57 comments

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