Catherine Eddowes, Aaron Kosminiski, and the Question of a Shawl

Linotte MelodieuseCrossposts2 Comments

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Imagine my initial surprise and delight this weekend when I saw the headline that Jack the Ripper had been identified as Aaron Kosminski from DNA gathered left on a shawl belonging to Catherine Eddowes. Then I read the article and saw the source of the news: The Daily Mail, which, okay, maybe, but then the claim started to look bad … Read More

Linotte MelodieuseCatherine Eddowes, Aaron Kosminiski, and the Question of a Shawl

The Persephone Magazine Halloween Candy Ranking

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If you walk into any retail establishment between late August and October 31st, you’re sure to see tell-tale signs of Halloween. As I shelved shippers of candy at my muggle job yesterday, I began to rank my favorite Halloween candy. 

AlysonThe Persephone Magazine Halloween Candy Ranking

Movies I’m Weirdly Obsessed With: 10 Things I Hate About You

KarishmaMovies4 Comments

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About fifteen years ago, I discovered 10 Things I Hate About You when it hit the basic cable rotation of non-stop replays on USA. As any good stock preteen character would do, I watched it ad nauseam and became majorly obsessed with it.

KarishmaMovies I’m Weirdly Obsessed With: 10 Things I Hate About You

Large Dogs: Some Inconvenient Truths

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I’m definitely not one to discourage large dog ownership; I love large breed dogs. My smallest dog is 65 lbs and I tend to think of him as tiny. That said, there are some inconvenient facts about large dogs that their admirers tend to gloss over, and these can sometimes result in the wrong people adopting them.

Laura-CLarge Dogs: Some Inconvenient Truths

PoC News in America

KarishmaPerspectives2 Comments

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It’s been several weeks since the tragic murder of Michael Brown and in light of those events, it’s important to acknowledge how intersectionality of identities complicate the dominant news discourse and that yes, we should still be angry about the miscarriage of justice in Ferguson.

KarishmaPoC News in America