A request was made for a music focussed thread, so our Open thread hosts this week are rock legends Heart covering an iconic song by rock legends Led Zeppelin. Please natter/chatter/vent/rant on anything* you like over this weekend and throughout the week, but do feel especially encouraged to discuss your favourite music....read more
This week in Slate’s Dear Prudence: A woman who works full-time while her husband does not, yet is still charged with doing half of the domestic work:...read more
What’s with this week already? There are a bunch of really excellent pieces already, which you must read. In no particular order:...read more
And while you are welcome to believe whatever you want and do whatever you want within the bounds of the law, large popular platforms have an obligation to not spread dangerous misinformation. Like xojane:...read more
On Saturday, Renisha McBride, a 19-year-old black woman, was in a car accident in Dearborn Heights, a wealthy, majority-white city adjacent to Detroit. She was injured, she was disoriented, her cell phone was dead, and she knocked on the wrong door looking for help....read more
This week Tom Hiddleston operating on Chatshow Charm Onslaught Setting Red is hosting our Open Thread. Please natter/chatter/vent/rant on anything* you like over this weekend and throughout the week.
* with a few netiquette exceptions...read more
Today’s must-read by Tressie MC (if you aren’t reading her blog regularly, get to it) is about the logic of poor people buying designer clothing and expensive goods. A bit:...read more