Author: Vanessa

It’s the heat of Summer.

Which means the tragic stories of kids left in their cars by forgetful/neglectful parents will start rolling in. Honestly, I used to really think these parents were terrible, and further proof that some people just shouldn’t reproduce. But after experiencing…

Friday Baby Blogging

I have recently learned of the term “Moo” used to describe women with children (and I think we all remember that 600-comment-long monstrosity of a thread). I have decided to emulate gangster rappers everywhere and embrace the pejorative. I am…

Youtubing

Miriam Makeba singing on Brazilian TV in the sixties. Is it wrong of me to want this dress? This is pretty good too. (The song and the dress.) It’s The Click Song, though it’s actually called Qongqothwane. I kind of…

Stupid Everything…

Okay, so either my router or my modem has taken a serious powder. Luckily I wasn’t supposed to do anything important this week, like guest blog at Feministe or anything, so it shouldn’t be a huge deal. Haha. I’m writing…

Hellooo

Good morning, Feministers! Thought I’d start out my guestblogging stint with something introductory, although I’ve guest blogged here before and comment a lot so you might already know me. I’m a 29-year-old Ethnology student, mother to a 13-month-old, wife to…

Ew.

A friend of mine emailed this to me today. Is it just me, or is this ad kind of gross? Does everything, everything for women need to involve sex somehow? Is that the only way they think they can get…