Month: May 2007

What Feminists Do In Their Free Time

For whatever reason I’ve taken it upon myself to watch the entirety of “The Sopranos” this month, and tonight my goal is to finish up Season Five. Yes, I know what’s coming. My beloved Adriana is getting wacked, and even…

Jewelry for Nerds

Seeing these pairs of earrings makes me wish I hadn’t stretched my earlobes to 8 gauge rings I can’t remove by myself. That said, nothing beats Chef’s ears. via Chaos Theory (If you haven’t noticed, I get half my weird…

Mid-Week Fluff

I already posted this at my other blog, but it’s this week’s Video That Makes Lauren Happy. Why? Because kitties do what kitties do, and Scooby just wants to bite his babies.

Marketing Elmo’s World

As companies futher develop methods to perfect brand identification and market to target demographics, some controversy has been stirred in recent years over marketing aimed at children — if one should do it, what age groups can one ethically target,…

Favorite Dude of the Day:

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Just weeks after Pope Benedict denounced government-endorsed contraception during a visit to Brazil, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva unveiled a program on Monday to provide inexpensive birth-control pills at 10,000 private drugstores…

Liberating Iraqi Women

Liberation, GOP-style. Sometimes, the “assholes” tag just isn’t enough. By day the road that leads from Damascus to the historic convent at Saidnaya is often choked with Christian and Muslim pilgrims hoping for one of the miracles attributed to a…

Violence Begets Violence

U.S. military veterans are twice as likely to be jailed for sexual assault than non-veterans. Apparently, some people are confused as to why this may be. Lucinda Marshall explains it really well in her piece at Alternet: Women have always…