Day: January 27, 2006

Links, etc.

Twisty writes A Cult Is A Cult Is A Cult, about invisibility, feminism, aging and religion. I can’t believe I’m actually writing this, but I love Pink. Video via Lauren. This piece by Bitch Lab has been going around for…

Swill

Charming. Diet wine, pitched to women by playing to their insecurities: This off-the-mark targeting reaches its full height with White Lie, Beringer Blass’ new lower-calorie, lower-alcohol wine for women. The marketing of this Chardonnay revolves around the maxim “a little…

Is My Neighborhood Hip?

As someone who lives there, I will say no. Yesterday at the grocery store, there was a woman in stretch pants and stilletto knee-high boots carrying a white puffy dog wearing a coat and two pink bows in its hair.…

Whoopsie.

Scalia’s absence from the Roberts swearing-in explained: He was on a judicial junket. The place: the Ritz-Carlton resort in Bachelor Gulch, CO. The event: a legal seminar. The sponsor: the Federalist Society.

Friday Random Ten

The “It’s just not the same without Lauren” edition. 1. Elliott Smith – Angeles 2. Neil Young – Star of Bethlehem 3. Mariah Carey – Shake It Off 4. The Flaming Lips – Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell…

What A Pro-Life International Policy Looks Like

I posted briefly yesterday on the efforts by anti-choice groups to keep women in developing nations poor, pregnant and uninformed about their bodies. These so-called “pro-life” groups will tell you that it’s good for women in developing nations to submit…

Missouri: A Case Study

The New York Times covered it a while back, but now Time Magazine has jumped on board to examine Missouri’s extreme limits on abortion rights — to the point where getting an abortion in Missouri is nearly impossible. Consider, for…

Friday Cat Blogging

No FRT from me until I perhaps get with the times and get some kind of device to play mp3s on. And maybe some mp3s, for that matter. God, I’m so uncool. Anyway, some cat pics!