Good luck getting the thumbs-up for an original concept featuring a female lead. But wouldn't you like to make a big-budget movie about some third-rate plastic tchotchke from the 1990s, instead? That's all Hollywood seems capable of producing these days, and now there are projects based on Angry Birds and Tetris, as…
It's a little older than the year-old games I usually talk about here, but Tetris is still one of my favorites—and this article from the Boston Globe is one of my favorite video game articles of all time, in which woman who did not know she was good at Tetris broke the world record for the Game Boy version.
The Tetris Box Tee on Life:Curated‘s website doesn't have anything to do with math, but with a little creative wording in the description, the shirt fits with this season's "girls are really, really, dumb" trend. The blurb reads:
• Katie Couric to Princeton's female grads: "There is no more challenging, rewarding or important job than being a mom. I just want to say this — sometimes dreams of domestic bliss are interrupted by reality. People get divorced. People die. You need to protect yourself." How inspiring. •