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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 a while, and has generated quite a few responses (see Amanda here and here, F-Words [...]...read more
I know this is cruel to laugh at, but come on....read more
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. She asked me to carry her two roast chickens from the deli to the checkout [...]...read more
Echidne would like you to read her series on the gender gap in earnings. It’s quite long, and quite dense, but also quite good. Update: The Guardian reports that one in five UK firms responding to a government study were breaking equal-pay laws, often routinely paying men more than women in the same job....read more
I do hesitate to be this petty, but I think someone needs to quit masturbating in the shower and then crying his eyes out afterwards because of all the lives he’s ended. The abandonment of ideals, even wrong ones, leaves each to define his own existence, which leads to a miserable narcissism that turns to [...]...read more
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 5. Tom Waits – Looks Like I’m Up Shit Creek Again 6. Ray Charles and [...]...read more