Day: June 8, 2010

American Exceptionalism and You

Talking with a lovely Canadian the other day, we were discussing a really common problem we encounter on the Internet: The assumption that all readers are from the United States, and thus have a detailed understanding of issues that pertain…

Caught in a bad romance

I wrote not too long ago in semi-defense of the Twilight books, mentioning that part of the backlash against them was rooted in sexism. I hate that argument. I like dresses and makeup and boys, and I’m still a feminist.…