Monthly Archives: December 2007

Slouching Towards Barnes and Noble

Speaking of Chris, he also has a post up–off of a post by Michael Berube in Crooked Timber–in response to some people who need literature to keep score: And plus, every time a person reads it, a nut gets its … Continue reading

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Epilogue, part one

Like Chris says, many bloggers are using this time to reflect on 2007 before it disappears forever. I’m sure there’s some selection bias at work, but I see a lot of entries about aftermath: a radical change in expectation and … Continue reading

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Here’s a thought

When a quarterback has a sucky game, perhaps it’s because he sucked that day, not because his famous girlfriend was there and got some attention paid to her by the TV crews because she’s, you know, famous. In fact, it’s … Continue reading

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You Did It

You bought Pretty Bird Woman House a new house. I can’t think of a more deserving organization. Thanks to everyone who donated and who helped to spread the word. And congrats to Pretty Bird Woman House for meeting their goal.

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Nominate Now!!

New Year’s Day is your last chance to nominate your favorite feminist blog posts of the year — so head over and get nominatin’!

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Shameless self-promotion Sunday

Last one of the year. Have at.

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Reminder: Feministe Portland Meet-Up TONIGHT!

We had a great time at the Seattle meet-up — thanks to everyone for coming out! I hope you had as much fun as I did. Now it’s Portland’s turn: What: Feministe Portland Meet-Up Who: Jill, Little Light, Jill’s family, … Continue reading

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Your assistance needed!

A friend of mine is going to the type of New Year’s party where people usually start making resolutions. And she hates that sort of thing. So she’s decided to cut any earnestness off at the pass by offering Resolutions … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays & Celebrations | 47 Comments

Reminder: Feministe Seattle party tonight!

“What is this crap?” “I have no idea.” Come join us for a night of beer, burgers and feminist revelry in the hometown of esteemed bloggers Holly and Jill. Anyone is invited, and none of us have ever met, so … Continue reading

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Penis Soup

Spotted in the Hamburg Kunsthalle Art Gallery: For some reason, I saw it and thought of all of you.

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The GOP’s Muslim Problem

I’m very consciously about to break Godwin’s Law here, but I think it’s warranted: The rhetoric coming from the Republican party is so hateful that I nearly expect to hear someone propose a final solution to “the Muslim problem.” John … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from your local anti-choice terrorist

Two planned Parenthood clinics were attacked by anti-choice terrorists on Christmas day. Kinda makes the supposed “War on Christmas” look a bit silly, no? A rash of attacks on abortion and family planning clinics has struck Albuquerque this month, the … Continue reading

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