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Suspension of Disbelief: Once Upon a Time Season 2

Staring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas, Jared Gilmore, Robert Carlyle 3/5 Pure Hearts Last year, Mindy gave you all a nice overview of Once Upon a Time season 1, but since then the second season has come and gone and now it seems like a good time …

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Teen Skepchick’s Reality Checks 6.24

Is math real? (HT BoingBoing) Check out this billion pixel image of Mars. (via Scientific American) The World Health Organization says violence against women is a global health epidemic. (via Think Progress) Girl kicked off her football team because her presence might cause the boys to have “impure thoughts.” (via …

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Suspension of Disbelief: The Great Gatsby

I attempted to read The Great Gatsby a few years ago and couldn’t get into. For whatever reason I picked it back up a few months ago and loved it. The writing style of Fitzgerald is something I could read all day every day. I’ve been reading a lot of …

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Suspension of Disbelief: Star Trek: Into Darkness

For those who aren’t familiar (all one of you) suspension of disbelief is a weekly segment where one of our crack team of Teen Skepchick contributors reviews a movie, book, or anything in between. This week, it’s Star Trek: Into Darkness, so already disbelief is suspended. Prepare your dilithium crystals, …

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Suspension of Disbelief: Iron Man 3

Welcome to suspension of disbelief, a weekly segment where we review movies, books, games and anything that takes our fancy. In this edition, Tony Stark returns and Robert Downey-Jr almost makes up for the implausibility of the whole movie with his charm. Also Mark Ruffalo’s in it. What do you …

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Suspension of Disbelief: Orphan Black

Orphan Black BBC America Starring Tatiana Maslany (as almost everyone) Rating: 4/5 clones Orphan Black is a new series from the BBC that I got hooked on because it plays after Dr Who, and thus I was already on the correct station to start watching it. It’s only about halfway …

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Science In Fiction

It seems the more you learn about the nature of reality the harder it is to suspend your disbelief in fiction. People who spend a lot of time around guns can find it jarring when a character in a story fires one with no recoil. Anyone who knows the least …

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Suspension of Disbelief: Fringe

Fringe is a television series that started in 2008 and concluded in January of this year. I’ve just started watching the first season and I’m completely in love with it. An FBI agent, with the help of her three sidekicks (two pretty, one crazy…literally), investigate odd happenings that occur on …

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