Day: June 23, 2005

The Disneyfication of Feminism

Screenwriters may have internalized them, graduate schools may have assimilated them, but contemporary romantic comedy heroines are pure corporate product, a desperately pandering and clueless assemblage of received notions, sexual anxiety and recycled focus-group-think handed down over the years like…

Getting To Know You, Getting To Know All About You

I asked, you answered, then I aswered. randomliberal/Robert: What…is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow? Are we talking an African swallow or a European swallow? “Although a definitive answer would of course require further measurements, published species-wide averages of…

Know the Lord

With summer classes afoot, I’ve had to let a few principles go. E goes to a summer camp in the morning and then with my mother in the afternoon. This week, my church-going mother agreed to work the church’s Vacation…

Recruitment Calls

The best response I’ve ever heard given to an army recuriter goes a little something like this: “Look, I’m lazy and I’m a fag. I refuse to wake up at 5am every morning to wear that ugly green. And I’m…

Another Weblog Survey

This one looks like a class-based survey on webloggers. The total results are available immediately after you are finished. Many of them are quite interesting, not what you would think. There is a serious dearth of women taking this survey.…