Tag: Reader participation

dangerous thinking

Okay, so I already got cracking with the sermonizing.  I had a lot of criticism in that post, and expressed a lot of doubt about our movements as they currently stand.  So what do I expect?  What am I asking…

lovers in a dangerous time

I know introductions seem to be the thing, but I’m going to jump in with both feet first and we’ll go from there.  I’m Little Light, I blog here, and I’ve been a Feministe guest blogger before.  Most of you…

Day of Blogs

UPDATE: Thank you folks who have donated so far! As of this update, we’re already 35% of the way to my tentative goal. I just want to let people know that if possible, it’s best to use your bank account…

Having a think, saving the world.

For the past two weeks, I have been learning Mandarin through my Pimsleur Language Program CDs. So far I can confidently say useful phrases like “Hello,” and “I am American, are you?” and “I would like to order two beers.”…

Higher Education

I spent much of my 4th of July weekend reading Snapshots from Hell: The Making of an MBA by Peter Robinson. It’s a novelization of Mr. Robinson’s first year at Stanford Business School in 1988. Chapter Twenty of the book…

Commence With the Jokes

This past weekend, Comedy Central ran a “Superstar Standup Blowout” for the Fourth of July, running stand up comedy specials all weekend. Readers, I love a good laugh, and I love good stand up, so I spent a fair amount…

Crappy Birthday

Americans’ unhappy birthday: ‘Too much wrong right now’, by Pauline Arrillaga, AP via Yahoo! News. . . . talk turns to the state of the Union, and the [Gilbert, Ariz., chapter of the Optimist Club] become decidedly bleak. They use…

Have you used Plan B?

If so, take the survey (or just click the button on the right-hand side of this site — the one that says “Have You Used Plan B?” in huge letters). The details: AED, a nonprofit organization, is conducting an anonymous,…