Monthly Archives: February 2015

State of the Kate: February 25, 2015

I’ve been quiet for the last week because I’ve been juggling four writing projects. But here’s the skinny: My next LGBTQ column for Twin Cities Geek is going to be ready to submit by the end of this week. It’s … Continue reading

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Pathfinder Design Theory 1: The Shadowdancer

One of the things I’d really love to do in Pathfinder is fix the Shadow Dancer. Because it’s such a cool conceptual class concept – the rogue who has learned shadow magic while not sacrificing their rogue-ness – but it … Continue reading

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The Bildungsroman

I’m going to follow up my post yesterday praising the Wachowskis’ widely panned Jupiter Ascending by talking about the genre from which it comes – no, not space opera, I talk about that a lot more often. I’m talking about … Continue reading

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Skate Plates!

I’m posting this on my blog to avoid text-dumping in a roller derby fresh meat group on Facebook. When I upgraded my roller skates at the beginning of this year, I did a lot of research on the subject of … Continue reading

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Jupiter Ascending: The movie we never knew we wanted

I’ve had Jupiter Ascending rolling over and over in my brain for the last 18 hours and my conclusion is this: Damn if I didn’t know this at the time but this is exactly the kind of film we should … Continue reading

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We interrupt this lack of update to bring you a special announcement!

(warning: Skating nerdery incoming!) I have my new skates. They’re Riedell 495 boots riding on a pair of Sure-Grip Avenger DA45 plates, with Vanilla Backspin wheels and Bones Reds bearings.

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