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It’s not as adorable as the Daily Puppy, but I am hooked on Postcards from Yo Momma — mostly because it is exactly how my mom talks when she IMs me. There are always lots of exclamation points, and my mom is a huge fan of large blocks of text in one IM — she [...]...read more
Liberal comedian Randi Rhodes: Geraldine Ferraro and Hillary Clinton are “big fucking whores.” Yes, it’s a comedy routine, but don’t you think we can do a little better than this? (And can’t we pick an insult that isn’t (a) gendered and (b) unnecessarily mean towards all the perfectly decent whores of the world?) So glad [...]...read more
Full-fat heaven. Craving cheddar cheese for 48 hours, buying it at the bodega, then getting home, tasting it, being totally disgusted, and reading the label to discover that you accidentally purchased fat-free cheese. Who are you insane gastronomical killjoys who thought up fat-free cheese? Who are the clearly off-balance people who eat it? And what [...]...read more
I almost never actually watch Oprah because I’m never home during the day and because my TV really only gets turned on for LOST at this point, but I can admit that I not-so-secretly love her. As much as I cringe when I see the “Oprah’s Book Club” stickers on novels I’d like to pick [...]...read more
Muslimah Media Watch is our blog of the week, and if you don’t already read it, head over now. Their tagline is “Looking at Muslim women in the media and pop culture,” and they carry out that goal with much-need skepticism, valuable experience and cutting intellect. In the past few days, they’ve had posts about [...]...read more