Month: 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…

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…

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…

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.

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’!

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…

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…