This Week in Misogyny is Overloaded

Seriously, how could all this shit happen in just one week? And a distressing amount hit the news between when I turned in last week’s article and when it actually ran. Can we have a break, please? (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny is Overloaded

This Week in Misogyny

If you’re a furloughed government employee, have I got some good news for you at the end of this post! The rest of the news… not so good. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny

News Appetizers: Less Toothpick, More Meat

Good afternoon, kittens! Welcome to the news! From sitting at Brad Pitt’s dinner table to really old elephants, we’ve got everything you need to sound smart at this weekend’s dinner party.

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News Appetizers: At Least They Serve Cocktails

Persephekittens and Persephecaboodles, salutations, and welcome back to another teeth-grinding, moral-punching, and soppy-biscuit-type-of-day news week. Read More News Appetizers: At Least They Serve Cocktails

‘Tis the Season: Shamrock Shakes

Did that headline make any sense to you? If not, prepare to have your mind blown. Read More ‘Tis the Season: Shamrock Shakes

My Evolution Into a Foodie

Every family has a picky eater, the kid who spends at least three hours at the dinner table, surreptitiously transferring food to the dog or her brother’s plate or the trash can under the kitchen sink (a daring move and, if you cloak it under a napkin and your mom doesn’t notice, well worth the inherent risk), thinking if she cuts her food in small enough bites, it will magically disappear. I was that child. This is the story of my evolution into a quasi-normal adult who can eat a fried egg without gagging. Read More My Evolution Into a Foodie