I'm watching 'Smashed'
meloukhia: And I am struck by the fact that Buffy’s creative team, when faced with a scenario where you have two powerful magic users being harassed by annoying dudes at a bar and fighting back, realising the fantasy of many viewers…of all the revenge ideas they could choose from…they go for turning the annoying dudes gay. That really showed them! Boy howdy! Another reason that Buffy was a...
Choire Sicha: Magazines Are At War With Their Own... →
Read choire, above. And I agree—but there is also a brand strategy happening. I don’t know if it will work but it is worth adding to the discussion. First: Early adopters will buy anything once they’ve got the device. (Seriously, there is even a study!) So the early adopters all buy the VF ipad issue app or whatever—even if they don’t buy it again for a while, they...
JERKS! (MESSAGE FOR YOU!!)
thelifeofatween: mikkipedia: Dear Jerk: Check your roll. She’s a kid. Hence “life of a tween.” lol thanks for sticking up for me Mikki! Always!
JERKS! (MESSAGE FOR YOU!!)
Dear Jerk: Check your roll. She’s a kid. Hence “life of a tween.”
NEW THING I'M DOING
so i am going to be saying my reviews of artists or crazy songs. This weeks artist is KESHA. Sure, her songs are catchy but do hear what she is saying? Have you seen the way she dresses? It is like she is totally AGAINST feminism and just wants to give her freedom away to men! Think about it. —lifeofatween
eleemosynary: Dictionary.com Word of the Day →
It seems to me that a distinctive feature of liberal imperialism is the...– radicallyhottoff via maia medicine The “narrow framework” of the worthy that radicallyhotoff expresses itself in both blunt and insidious ways. For example, many grassroots women’s groups operate as collectives, purposely avoiding leadership models. When I pitch stories about...
They hire black women to cook and clean and raise their kids. It allows them the...– Anita Darcel Taylor on her experiences in the 60’s, the rise of feminism, and the dominance of White women with power/privilege to “burn their bras” and proclaim independence. (via neutresex) Like I told many a White Feminist during the ‘08 primaries, when they asked me how in the world I could...
Schrödinger's Cookies →
“Of course the first thing I thought when the train stopped was, “How long would we have to be stopped in order for this guy to start handing out cookies?””
Abortion Services To Be Offered in Wichita for... →
The 30 Most Important Cats of 2010 →
Let’s be honest: this is the only year-end top-anything list I give a rat’s ass about.—findesiecle
To My Favorite PreTween
As someone who broke my heart once told me: We call them crushes because they can crush us. Music helps.
Prata Om Det: Talk About It
From prata om det: In the wake of the doubt and skepticism directed toward the women who filed charges against Julian Assange, journalist Johanna Koljonen recently tweeted openly and intimately about drawing lines, negotiating gray areas and speaking out against violations in sexual situations. Hundreds followed Koljonen’s example on Twitter under the hashtag#prataomdet (”#talkaboutit”). As a...
As Feminists We Do Not Want to Mess Over People in...
“We believe that the most profound and potentially the most radical politics come directly out of our own identity, as opposed to working to end somebody else’s oppression. In the case of black women this is a particularly repugnant, dangerous, threatening, and therefore revolutionary concept because it is obvious from looking at all the political movements that have preceded us that anyone is...