Uncovering Iran

A fantastic BBC radio broadcast, featuring my favorite NYU Law professor, Ziba Mir-Hosseini, and two other Iranian commentators. There’s no direct link, so you have to go to the “Listen to Previous Programmes” tab and select “Uncovering Iran.” They offer…

Potluck for Choice!

If you haven’t planned your Potluck for South Dakota, get goin’. If you’re in the Bay area, stop by Mary’s potluck this Saturday: 1337 E. 27th St. Oakland, CA 94606 Saturday, Sept. 30 from 4:00pm until whenever… Bring a dish…

Help a Feminist African Village

A few days ago I wrote about the African village that banned domestic violence and serves as a refuge for women and girls. There’s an NYU event coming up featuring the matriarch of the village, and some people who aren’t…

Bad Idea:

Shooting an episode of “Kidnapped” in Washington Square Park, complete with FBI agents toting very large guns and roping off the fountain, without posting any information about what they’re doing. It makes your blogger go into a minor panic on…

Where Can I Find Me a Warrior-Poet?

Oh Abstinence Clearinghouse, where would I go to for laughs if not for you? Today, we have the fine pieces of literature sold at the Abstinence Store, and I think they do a pretty good job of demonstrating how abstinence-only…