Divorced From the News

The News and I have broken up so I never hear from her until the shit hits the fan. I’m still not entirely sure what’s going down in Israel and Lebanon or why, and I didn’t hear about the thwarted…

Dear Anonymous Girl,

I have a very hard time picking up after my own crap, so I sympathize, really, but I would prefer it if you picked up after your dog after it craps in my lawn. This is partly why Chef asked…

Exhibited Each Afternoon During September

On the following day everyone knew that a flesh-and-blood angel was held captive in Pelayo’s house. Against the judgment of the wise neighbor woman, for whom angels in those times were the fugitive survivors of a celestial conspiracy, they did…

Homicide in Juarez

Some really disturbing news from Juarez. In an announcement that is not surprising but at the same time disheartening, the Mexican Federal police has closed a three-year investigation into the deaths of 14 young women murdered in Juarez, Mexico. Three…

You Can Now Lick a Hog

The Post Office is issuing four stamps featuring classic motorcycles. Check out this 1965 Harley and 1940 Indian: What’s also cool about the stamps is that they’re based on photographs of actual vintage bikes restored by their owners, including Penny…

Wow. Again.

I just wanted to say that this week has been an eye-opener for me. I still feel like I’m new at this blogging thing, and it still astonishes me that we get so many people willing to share so many…

Shaving

There’s a new Cary Tennis column up which raises some interesting questions: I am a 40-year-old single heterosexual woman, living in New York City. Just like thousands of other women I wonder if I will ever find The One, or…

Disturb-o-Rama

Feministing is having its Second Annual Disturbing Products Poll! This was last year’s winner, which is hard to beat: Jessica’s got several candidates, like the following T-shirt, but she’s always looking for more. Sadly, there is no shortage of disturbing…