It’s Time For the Grammar Police To Retire

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Romance writer, poet, quilter, and dog cuddler.
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My pet peeve is “sneak peek” spelled like “sneak peak.” What the hell would “sneak peak” even mean? Hey, who’s that creeping up behind me? OMG, it’s Mount St. Helens!

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Discussion Link: Cursing Isn’t Ladylike? F*&$ That!

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Hillary is a giant nerd and former Mathlete. She once read large swaths of "Why Evolution is True" and a geology book aloud to her infant daughter, in the hopes of a) instilling a love of science in her from a very young age and b) boring her to sleep. After escaping the wilds of Waco, Texas and spending the next decade in NYC, she currently lives in upstate New York, where she misses being able to get decent pizza and Chinese takeout delivered to her house. She lost on Jeopardy.
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A Catholic high school in New Jersey made the news recently for having its students take a pledge in which they promised not to swear at school during the month of February. Correction, the female students had to take the pledge; male students were exempt and instead were merely asked not to curse in front of the girls. Because cussin’ ain’t … Read More

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Friday Discussion Link: Janine is a S*!%&y Friend

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Selena MacIntosh is the owner and editor of Persephone Magazine. She also fixes it when it breaks. She is fueled by Diet Coke, coffee with a lot of cream in it, and cat hair.
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Put on your hip waders, ladies, it’s about to get deep in here. 

[E] Selena MacIntosh*Friday Discussion Link: Janine is a S*!%&y Friend

The Internet’s Culture of Cruelty

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[E] Liza

PhD student. Knitter. Brooklynite. Long-distance dog mom. Reluctant cat lady. Majestic unicorn whose hair changes color with the wind.
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Maybe I sound like an idealist, but I don’t understand why we have to be so mean.

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Masterbitch Theater: Profiting From Tragedy

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I was torn about what we should talk about in today’s Masterbitch Theater. At first, we were going to talk gun control. Then, I considered talking about the state of mental health care in the U.S. Finally, however, I landed on something else entirely. 

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Masterbitch Theater: Let’s Talk MRAs

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In an effort to continually grow and evolve, we’re trying something new. 

[E] Selena MacIntosh*Masterbitch Theater: Let’s Talk MRAs

Fox News: “Women Aren’t Women Anymore”

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Normally, I wouldn't link you to Fox News. I have standards. 

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Hirst, Butterflies, and Why I Write About Art

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Opifex is a former art student, unrepentant nerd, and occasional annoying liker of things before they were cool. She keeps two sets of polyhedral dice in her purse, in case the first set stops being lucky. That's kind of how she rolls.
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There’s been a little ruffle of consternation about Damien Hirst’s recent retrospective at the Tate Modern lately. Reading about it has basically confirmed everything I have ever thought about why people need to be better informed about the arts.

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