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Wrath of CON! Recapping CONvergence 2015

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CONvergence blew through Bloomington, Minnesota last weekend, in its annual display of incredible geekery and with a significant cohort of our writers enthusiastically attending the event, we have banded together to create a post-CON debrief highlighting the best, the worst and the ridiculous of CONvergence 2015: Double Plus Good. Cosplay! The very awesome Naomi Kritzer nominated the CONvergence costumes as her favorite …

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CONvergence: The Not At All Definitive Guide

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CONvergence is one of the largest sci-fi & fantasy conventions in the midwest. And it is almost upon us! The convention is held annually on the first weekend of July just outside of Minneapolis-St.Paul. For those of you joining us in braving the 6,000+ crowd of fantastical fans, we bring you this totally not at all definitive guide to things …

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Story Time: Lesbian Tentacle Hunters

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a lesbian tentacle hunter? No? Neither had we, but apparently Audrey M. Summers certainly has! She has written the definitive work on the subject and shockingly, it turns out that tentacle sporting plants have a real hard-on for lesbian cryptozoologists. And so, it is time for another installment of …

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Wizard Con aka Let Me Give You All My Money

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Review: Wizard Con Rating:  Your intrepid reporters, tin lizzy and gigglebyte recently wandered around Wizard Con for an evening with hopes of bringing back exciting tales of sci-fi related panel discussions.1 Okay, fine, we thought maybe we’d get to meet Gillian Anderson, because we didn’t read the fine print and realize that was some sort of special add-on wristband event …

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Lawyers Behaving Badly: Billable Hours Edition

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I don’t know about you, but I’ll readily admit that back in law school when I was dreaming about my upcoming legal career, what I daydreamed most about was making a brilliant and compelling jury argument rivaling Clarence Darrow and Atticus Finch. Keeping track of billable hours by filling out paper time sheets or a computer log definitely wasn’t even …

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Porn at Work: Law Professor Edition

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I’m an adjunct professor. I teach online courses. That means that it’s not unusual for me to send email to students late at night, or post links to interesting articles right in my business law course. Thanks to the inattentiveness of a fellow professor, I now triple check every email and every link before hitting ‘send’ or ‘post.’ The alternative …

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Pennsylvania’s AG Kathleen Kane Blames Crisis On Men’s Porn Habits

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Readers no doubt remember all the fuss that Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane – a one-time rising star in Democrat circles – caused when she released a long list of pornographic emails sent and received amongst some of the most highly placed male members of Pennsylvania government. If you missed it, here’s a review. Of course, much more has happened …

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Lawyers Behaving Badly: Imposters Edition

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There’s been a lot of talk lately about law school, declining enrollments, increasing student loan burdens and whether law school is actually necessary to train lawyers. Maybe we can just go back to the good old days when people – well, men only actually – could just hang out with another (male) lawyer and become one. Enter Kimberly Kitchen, age …

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