Daily Archives: October 17, 2011

A Troubled Daughter

Another thing you should read today: New York Magazine on Joan Didion and losing a child. Also file under, “Books I will be reading.”

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Call-Out Culture and Blogging as Performance

Another really good thing you should read today: Call out culture, a phenomenon that casual readers might not even notice, is to me, the most toxic aspect of blogging. Not because it is set to correct wrongs and engage in … Continue reading

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White devils like it.

Instead of celebrating our father’s birthday, May 29, 2011, his two ungrateful sons, the singer and the lawyer, performed at the Sasquatch! festival in Washington. My set went better than expected, considering I was performing in front of many white … Continue reading

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People who should not exist

Guy Fieri. I mean, anyone who wears his Oakley sunglasses wrapped around the back of his head is clearly a waste of space (see also: his hair and his bowling shirts and ohmygod that goatee and basically everything about him). … Continue reading

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Teaching Feminism in High School: Moving from Theory to Action

By Ileana Jiménez, cross-posted at On The Issues Magazine During a recent Twitter chat on #sheparty hosted by the Women’s Media Center, I tweeted: “How many feminists know edu hashtags and vice versa?” The point I wanted to get across … Continue reading

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