PoC News in America

This weekend I did not watch the MTV VMAs but I did watch most of these unforgettable hip-hop performances from the VMAs. Kanye West received the Video Vanguard Award and host Miley Cyrus defined white feminism. Read More PoC News in America

PoC News in America

This week, we were overwhelmed with cuteness by these pictures of John Boyega being force-choked by a mini-Vader, among other things. Read More PoC News in America

This Week in Misogyny Will Not Break the Internet

Butts, y’all. And also some real news. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny Will Not Break the Internet

This Week in Misogyny is Scarier than Your Halloween Costume

Y’all. It’s been a hell of a week. Of course we’re still dealing with GamerGate, plus the backlash to the street harassment video that everyone loved just a few days ago. And don’t forget the fucked up Halloween costumes that are already out there! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny is Scarier than Your Halloween Costume

Weird Foods I Have Eaten and Will Eat

One of the weirdest dishes I ever tried was a salad of blue potatoes, baby octopi, and a third, normal thing I understandably don’t recall. This was at some bullshit trendy faux-Mexican restaurant somewhere in the ’90s, somewhere in Manhattan, where I always had to go for business trips.

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(ve)G 4 Life: Gumbo Z’herbes

I wish I was in New Orleans. The last time I was in Louisiana, I was told that there are two ways to make gumbo ““ the New Orleans way, and the right way. (I also found out that seafood comes from the Mississippi River. Go figure.) As far as I could tell, in NO they cook it Creole style, i.e. with tomatoes. Cajun cooks consider this sacrilege.  Read More (ve)G 4 Life: Gumbo Z’herbes