Friday News Bites: Tunisia and Arizona Shootings, Voting Rights + More

Friday, Friday, once again. Let’s catch up with some of the news stories that caught my eye over the last week.

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This Week in Misogyny Would Never Ban Squirting

With all the terrible things going on this week, we actually have a few spots of good news this week. Not many, but I’ll take what I can get! Plus, this week’s BAMFs are even more badass than usual, and two of them are only 7 years old. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny Would Never Ban Squirting

This Week in Misogyny

I love debunking hoaxes and bullshit “studies.” I hate all the other terrible things I have to tell you about. You win some, you lose some. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny

Friday News Bites: FDA vs. Cheesemongers, Gun Violence Stats, SPACE! + More

Happy Friday, Persephoneers! Let’s work on our night cheese, and catch up on some stories that caught my attention this past week.

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News in Europe: Milkmaids Everywhere

Citizens! What a week! There are a lot of (rather grim) news items, so let’s hear them. Read More News in Europe: Milkmaids Everywhere

Friday News Bites: Airline Pranks, Gabriel García Márquez, Pulitzers + More

Happy Friday, everyone. Bit of a short roundup this week because I am currently on a whirlwind NW book tour/vacation and am poaching some Wi-Fi. I mean… I’m nicely borrowing it for a few minutes. So let’s get right to it.

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Music For Hard Times

When Shirley Temple Black passed away last week, it reminded us how important entertainment had been to American during the Depression. It’s easy to mock statements about that impact — “Gosh, I have no job, no food, and I’m about to get evicted from my tenement, but I don’t care as long as I can watch a curly-haired moppet sing & dance!” — but good songwriting does have the power to connect with our emotions. (Which are not always positive; after my boyfriend dumped me on my 22nd birthday, I wrote a country revenge ballad titled “You Broke My Heart, So Now I Want To Break Your Legs”… but I digress.) Read More Music For Hard Times

Midweek News: Same Ol’

On any given week, the news brings us dirty old men, a financial crisis, terrorism, a natural disaster, and a no shit study. Let’s see what iterations on the same old stuff we get today.

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