Day: July 21, 2006

Women Underground

A very interesting look at the women-only subway cars in the Cairo metro system. I love the Cairo Metro’s womens compartment. Really, I do. Unlike my friend, the acclaimed (and very secular) documentary filmmaker Atiyat El-Abnoudy, I don’t think it’s…

Yes, You Are Going to Hell For This

Not ok: Slapping Jesus Christ’s name on something in order to turn a profit. The fake rose petals strewn across the tablecloth gave Milton Hobbs’ booth a romantic aura. He stacked crystal-cut perfume flasks in a pyramid and set out…

Friday Random Ten

The “this is my last FRT until August 18th” edition. (Explanation as to why will come next week) 1. Curtis Mayfield – Miss Black America 2. Aselin Debison – Somewhere Over the Rainbow 3. Bob Dylan – I Want You…

Sex, Lies and Feminism

The Rachel Kramer Bussel column-drama just won’t die, will it? Rachel Kramer Bussel’s Village Voice piece about kinky, slutty sex is stirring ire in the feminist blogosphere. I agree with Pandagon that what women need sexually is a complete range…