Keys Out and Guard Up: What Women Do to Stay Safe

[E] pileofmonkeysFeminism7 Comments

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Given the amount of discussion lately about gender politics, violence, and feminism (Elliot Rodger, #YesAllWomen, “Not all men!”), I’ve discovered a somewhat startling fact: men, in general, have no idea how many different things women do as a matter of course in the name of keeping safe. Like, no clue. So I polled the P-Mag writing team and some of … Read More

[E] pileofmonkeysKeys Out and Guard Up: What Women Do to Stay Safe

Record Machine: “Time of the Season” by The Zombies

Sara HabeinMusic1 Comment

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My first thought when playing this 1968 single is that the A-side and the B-side almost sound like two different bands. The Zombies’ “Time of the Season” is a well-known, somewhat moody song, and the flip, “Friends of Mine,” could be mistaken for a twee modern band.

Sara HabeinRecord Machine: “Time of the Season” by The Zombies

We Need to Talk about Language Education

KaroOp Ed3 Comments

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A truism: five-year-olds will never tell you what exactly happened in school that day. My daughter’s replies range from, “I forgot,” to, “X was mean to y, and then z got mad and I fell down and grazed my knee, but it didn’t hurt.” As for whether she learned anything, I can never be sure. But for the last few … Read More

KaroWe Need to Talk about Language Education

Weekly Anime Review

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This was a slightly boring week, because all of the shows are setting up the next plot point, so there’s lots of talking and exposition and not enough action. Well, Captain Earth had action, but it was almost the same thing as the previous episode.

Jordan SheaWeekly Anime Review