Tag Archives: 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Today I am thinking about: Collective Geography I

I have become obsessed with mapping. More precisely: I have become obsessed with Google Maps. I love how they let you carve out geography. I really love how you can put them on top of Google Earth and fly around … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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.” … Continue reading

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Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens

I was reading How to Win Friends and Influence People today, and I came across a passage about smiling babies. I love smiling babies. They make me happy. So I couldn’t help but wonder, in a world with where the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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This has not been a good week for woman of color blogging

It’s too bad, because two weeks ago felt like an awesome time, a high point. Jill and I were in a room in Cambridge that was chock-full of smart, amazing women of color bloggers, filled with energy for their writing … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Celebrity, Feminism, Immigration, Media & Media Literacy, Race & Ethnicity | Tagged , , , , | 362 Comments

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, … Continue reading

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So You Wanna Be a Rock n Roll Star

About a month ago, I wrote a post about Guitar Hero III. The main gist was that as a big-time previous fan of the series, I was thoroughly unimpressed with the the changes that have been made to the game, … Continue reading

Posted in Body image, Entertainment, Fun, Holidays & Celebrations, Media & Media Literacy, Music | Tagged , , | 22 Comments