Posts tagged “superheroes”

  1. If I had no other obligations — and if I hadn’t wrecked my wrists a few years back — I would knit all the time; literally fall asleep knitting at night and pick it up as soon as I woke in the morning. (In this scenario I would also have maidens to feed me so I would not have to take any breaks to eat.) But because I don’t live in a fantasy, I mostly knit while

  2. Previously in this series: If Stephen Colbert Were Your Dad If you were Wonder Woman and Chris Pine were your boyfriend, you'd take a special, spiteful pleasure in apprehending any criminal who dressed in plaid. Because all day, every day, you'd be SURROUNDED by plaid. On laundry day, you'd look into the hamper and yell, "Jesus H. Christ, it looks like the Brawny Man vomited into this thing!" and Chris Pine would chuckle from…

  3. Part I of this article, which ran yesterday, can be found here. I didn’t start reading Jane Austen novels until my 20s – or rather, it was only after trying Pride and Prejudice for the fourth time that I finally got into it. While trying to get through them all, I also picked up the book A Jane Austen Education by William Deresiewicz, which discusses the morality lessons of the Austen novels. Deresiewicz’s exploration…

  4. Sulagna Misra's previous work for The Toast can be found here.  If you’ve been on the fandom side of Tumblr, no doubt you’ve seen several iterations of the Civil War meme. The Captain America: Civil War movie was announced, set to follow a storyline lifted from the comic books about Iron Man and Cap splitting the Avengers in a debate that threatens the existence of the team itself. The purveyors of the meme have…

  5. Jesse Berney's previous work for The Toast can be found here. The Avengers is the best comic book movie of all time, and anyone who disagrees is a shill for the Batman-industrial complex. It introduced us to the greatest team of superheroes the big screen has ever seen, and then it sent them their separate ways. But they didn’t stop saving the world. In the three Marvel Cinematic Universe movies that have followed the…

  6. The Amazing Lady Godiva
    this minx distracts her foes with nudity & chocolate