Weekly round-up and open thread, 8 May 2012

// 8 May 2012


Telephone operators, 1952A day late and a dollar short but here’s this week’s open thread for discussion and our regular round-up of some of the articles and blogs we’ve noticed over the last week or so, but not had time to post about.

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This week’s closing video is “Mood For Ska” by Laurel Aitken & The Skatalites:


The image Telephone operators, 1952 is from the Seattle Municipal Archives’ Flickr photostream and is used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

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Jem Bloomfield // Posted 8 May 2012 at 10:53 am

The Sherlock and sexism debate has kicked off again, with the airing of “A Scandal in Belgravia” in the US. I recapped the episode, and the commenters weighed in on both sides of the argument: http://calitreview.com/26326

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