Month: October 2007

Happy Slut-o-Ween!

My costume: Sexy feminist witch.* I love Halloween. Love it. But I hate the conversations about it. I hate going to the store and having costume choices range from Sexy Nurse to Sexy Cop to Sexy Kitty. I hate the…

And we’re the shallow ones?

Samhita points to this lovely Craig’s List post detailing how women are shallow bitches because we like men for who they are, what they accomplish and how they interact socially, as opposed to how they look. To which I say:…

Random Junebug blogging

The “I can’t believe she doesn’t look like she’s expecting a beating” edition. Yes, that is the natural position of the ears. Aren’t they adorable? But there’s more:

Theocracy Now!

Max Blumenthal has a truly hilarious/terrifying video up on HuffPo today. It features GOP presidential hopefuls speaking to leaders and followers of the Religious Right — and while it’s not surprising, it’s still disgusting. Max describes some of the scenes:…

A Party of Bed-Wetters

Republicans are running entire campaigns based on their fears of monsters in the closet. Consider, for a moment, the implications of the fact that Rudy Giuliani is taking foreign policy advice from Norman Podhoretz, who wants us to start bombing…

Reluctant Compliance

Since when are Catholic Bishops working in the ER? To the great dismay of Catholic bishops, Connecticut’s lawmakers have mandated that all of the state’s hospital emergency rooms, including Catholic-run hospitals, must make emergency contraception for pregnancy prevention available to…

Shorter Donald Trump: I poke it, I own it

Not only is Donald Trump calling Angelina Jolie “no great beauty,” but he’s claiming he’s an expert because he “owns” pageant queens: “I really understand beauty. And I will tell you, she’s not — I do own Miss Universe. I…