Month: March 2005

Survey for Political Bloggers

Via Media Girl comes this academic survey for political bloggers of all shades: My name is Anahí Lazarte and I am agraduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Currently I am working on a project related to political…

Food For Thought

I’m tired and busy and sore and don’t feel like coming up with an appropriate and original title for this post or adding any commentary to anything I write. But Chuck heard this funny little fact on NPR today, a…

One Rumor and One More Injury

While waiting for my project partner to show up at my house (dude, where the hell are you?), I took a long walk to campus to get some iced chai. When I walked into the coffee shop, by this point…

Femininity and The Wimp Factor

Media Girl (in the comments of XX) points to this interview by Stephen J. Ducat, author of The Wimp Factor: Gender Gaps, Holy Wars, and the Politics of Anxious Masculinity. If you didn’t get the point of Hillary hatred, the…

I Got Your Education Right Here

I may be a bad person for finding this hilariously funny, but the poetic justice of this one is too beautiful to ignore. Oh, Schadenfreude. Via Bitch Ph.D. comes a digital smack-down in which a young woman gets the kind…

Women, Video Games, and Politics

Astarte of Utopian Hell and XX has an awesome post on the nature of women and video games, drawing a correlation between the ways women are handled when seen as a demographic target for tech developers and the way women…

Easter

Norbizness feels the holiday spirit: — Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. I heard it in a Beatles’ song once, so it must be true. But what if I told you that you could double the amount…

Interconnectivity

Hope some of you can expand, agree, or disagree with this thought: As tools enable us to do more, the bar keeps getting raised higher and higher for how much you have to scan, how quickly you have to respond,…

Weekend Reads

Patricide: Two Mommies That Colored Fella: Demanding Reparations from the Lefty Blogosphere Half-Changed World: Why I Oppose Private Social Security Accounts, subtitled, “Holy Shit, A Woman Writes About Social Security” How To Turn Your Red State Blue Frogs and Ravens:…

Thwarted

Plans for the day were thwarted when I decided to slice my left hand open in myraid ways: knife, tin can, nail clippers. Too many band-aids to knit, clean, or type. Maybe I’ll nap –can’t hurt myself too badly while…