Dispatches from Ladyblogland

[E] Sally LawtonDispatches from Ladyblogland2 Comments

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[E] Sally Lawton

My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.
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What can I say about this week other than it was electric?

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Friday News Bites: HIV Treatment Advances, Obituaries + More

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Sara Habein

Sara Habein is the author of Infinite Disposable, a collection of microfiction, and her work has appeared on The Rumpus, Pajiba and Word Riot, among others. Her book reviews and other commentary appear at Glorified Love Letters, and she is the editor of Electric City Creative.
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This past week, several notable people have passed away, but we’ve also got some bright spots in the world of medicine and music to share. Let’s get to it.

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Please Stop, Snore Stop

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Amandamarieg is a lawyer who does not work as a lawyer.She once wrote up a plan to take over the world and turned it in as a paper for a college course.She only received an A-, because she forgot that she would need tech geeks to pull off her scheme.
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Thank God I found something to feel uncomfortable about this week. I was running out of things to write about. Have you seen this ad for Snore Stop? (Picture after the cut.)

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

[E] Sally LawtonYou Complete Me Internet1 Comment

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My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.
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Shocking revelations in today’s dispatches! Read on and have your mind blown.

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Commercials That Air During Maury

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I'm a 20-something University of Toronto student trying to hack it as a freelance writer but am also an aspiring journalist. I am particularly interested in diversity within the mass media and love to deconstruct different kinds of advertising, investigating the types of populations different kinds of marketing target.
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I’m (kind of) your typical home from college kid temporarily living back at my parents’ house. I don’t miss much about having to live under their roof and rules in the suburbs except for the free TV. Typical.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland Are a Hoot

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[E] Sally Lawton

My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.
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It’s time to do a little reading. And then watch an adorable owl.

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Do You Use the Services?

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The title is not particularly catchy. None of mine usually are, to be honest, but at least in this case, it is accurate. Without further (or any, really) exposition, let’s get down the heart of the matter: universities offer many services that appear to be underutilized. I want to talk about this a little bit and then I want to … Read More

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10 Things That I Can’t Believe Are Actually a Thing

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1. Bagel Heads. So, apparently, there are people in Asia who will pay someone to poke them in the forehead with a needle full of saline, which results in a big puffy blob on the forehead, which is then formed into the shape of a bagel, naturally. What in the holy fudge?! This offends me for so many reasons, not … Read More

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