Pron is Dead! Long Live Pron!

I’m sorry to put you all off your breakfast (hot links?), but I just had to draw everyone’s attention to the dadaist smut cluttering our comments threads: celebrities i lay there like a piece of meat, being seen to by…

To BlogHer I Come

So I get home from work tonight and all I have to do to get ready for the trip is two loads of laundry and throw a bunch of crap in a bag. When I mentioned this to my boss,…

Happy Belated Birthday

…To the ADA, whose sixteenth Gordon K mentioned in comments. Because I never pay attention, I didn’t notice the date even though I just spent a long time searching up information and blog posts on the ADA’s fifteenth anniversary, one…

Meet Margery/Marjorie Kempe!

(I had better search results with the first one.) She was a fourteenth-century mystic who wrote The Book of Margery Kempe. Following the birth of her first child, Margery fell ill and feared for her life. After a failed confession…

Bad Mad Mommy

Sheerly Avni reviewed Adrienne Martini’s book, Hillbilly Gothic, in the Chronicle. I’m curious: “My family has a grand tradition. After a woman gives birth, she goes mad.” So opens journalist, mother and intermittently insane memoirist Adrienne Martini’s “Hillbilly Gothic.” It…

Andrea Yates Not Guilty

But because she pleaded an insanity defense, she’s likely to spend the rest of her life in a mental institution. Yates, 42, will now be committed to a state mental hospital, with periodic hearings before a judge to determine whether…

Thank Goodness for the ADA

Courtesy of The Gimp Parade, an article about a Temporarily-Able-Bodied Person who became Temporarily Disabled: One year ago today I collapsed on a golf course with a back injury. Not to get too technical, but things went absolutely cattywampus in…

Hmm.

Tekanji put up a post on Alas off of Blogging While Black. Rachel S said this in comments: sly civilian said, “I don’t know nearly enough about this important subject, and i consider your blogging to be my sole source…