Day: November 15, 2005

Frivolity

Probably spelled that wrong. But let me just throw it out there that I’m 95% sure I saw Jessica Cutler of Washintonienne fame on 7th between A and B tonight. Walking alone, without a man accompanying her and/or paying her…

Equal-Opportunity Crappy Dating Advice

It seems like every feminist blogger has written, at some point, about the crappy dating advice that comes by way of Cosmo and Glamour and whatever other “women’s” publication helps us out by claiming that you too can attract every…

FDA Bent the Rules on Plan B

How surprising. The GAO report is here (pdf). William Saleton sums it up pretty simply: A government investigation says the FDA bent its rules to block over-the-counter sales of the morning-after pill. The GAO report indicates 1) senior officials decided…

Abortion on TV

Thirty-three years ago this week, Bea Arthur as Maude had a fictitious abortion on her show. Now, abortion is as hidden on television as it was before Roe v. Wade. The word “abortion” isn’t used. Characters who discover they are…

Feminism Killed Natalee Holloway

Is there anything these people can’t blame feminism for? Because of politically-correct feminist imperatives, girls now know more about sex but less about the opposite sex. There was a time when girls were told that boys were vastly different from…

Broads Who Blog

SadieMAG has an article about that female blogger thing, which includes a nice little Feministe shout-out, as well as links to some of my favorite blogs (Shakespeare’s Sister, Rox Populi, Suburban Guerrilla, Pandagon, Bitch PhD, Majikthise, Culture Cat, Wonkette). The…

I *Heart* Oprah. And Bras.

No, I really do. And now she celebrates 20 years. I like her because she seems normal; she isn’t conventionally pretty (although I happen to think she’s really gorgeous), she’s outspoken and opinionated, and she seems unafraid to do things…