Tagged and tracked

The New York Times had a report on just how secure those tap-them-and-go credit cards are. Not very, as it turns out. The card companies have implied through their marketing that the data is encrypted to make sure that a…

Sorry babe, my cartel of virtue got hijacked

From Rachel Kramer Bussel’s interesting look at virginity, via Dawn Eden, I give you Wendy Shalit: “Being hostile to virginity is the ultimate misogyny. It means sneering at the innocence of children, and laughing at women who want sex to…

And speaking of bisexuality

A column from the Sydney Morning Herald (the original link doesn’t work, and the SMH website was not helpful) about “freelance lesbianism,” which all the cool kids are doing these days: I have checked out the stats and it seems…

You all know I’m bisexual, right?

(Sorry about the confusion; this initially posted under the wrong name and wonky in several other ways.) Brownfemipower recently came out as bisexual; feel free to run over and wish her luck. (I can’t link to the thread from here,…

Fine.

Here’s your BSG thread. (spoiler) I can’t believe they killed Ellen! I hope she doesn’t stay dead, although this show doesn’t tend to do resurrection unless you’re an evil robot. I like the idea of murdering collaborators in the next-episode…