News in Asia: Drone Edition

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The issue of the use of drones in both Afghanistan and Pakistan has been both an issue and a non-issue. That is a contradictory statement, I know, but it’s the only way I know how to describe it. It’s an issue that is gaining more attention, but is still seemingly downplayed in mainstream media, though the issue is picking up … Read More

StephensNews in Asia: Drone Edition

Two Questions: Slay and Selena Talk About “The Americans”

[E] Selena MacIntosh*Pop Culture4 Comments

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Trigger Warning: The episode had a rape scene, which we discuss at some length. Slay Belle and I can have marathon chats about pop culture, sometimes in concert with two or three unrelated conversations. This past week, we both checked out the pilot for the new FX show, The Americans, and asked each other two questions about it. Read on … Read More

[E] Selena MacIntosh*Two Questions: Slay and Selena Talk About “The Americans”

Lunchtime Poll 2/4/13: I See London, I See France, Let’s Talk About Your Underpants

[E] Sally J. FreedmanLunchtime Poll11 Comments

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Last week, I got together with friends and as we were wrapping up, a friend announced she wasn’t wearing any underwear. Which led to a hilarious conversation about under things. She was commando because she’d forgotten to pack them in her gym bag. Then the stories started – the friend of a friend who doesn’t own any underwear, the ladies who … Read More

[E] Sally J. FreedmanLunchtime Poll 2/4/13: I See London, I See France, Let’s Talk About Your Underpants

Women Who Rock: Amanda F’in Palmer

AprilMusic8 Comments

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Would it really come as a big shock to you that someone who uses “F**king” as a middle name would end up causing a whole lot of controversy in the music world? Probably not. And that’s pretty much what Amanda F**king Palmer (not her legal name) did last year when she used Kickstarter to raise money for her latest album, … Read More

AprilWomen Who Rock: Amanda F’in Palmer