This Week in Misogyny is a Magical Unicorn

Welcome to another roundup of misogyny news! Fortunately this week wasn’t nearly as horrible as last week, and we even have some good stuff to report. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny is a Magical Unicorn

Ten Songs That Make Me Feel Awesome

Sometimes a lady needs to dance around like a fool, possibly in her underpants and almost definitely while singing into any vaguely microphone-shaped object she can find.

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Pink Shovels

I bought my daughter a snow shovel recently. She loves playing with the real one even though it’s taller than she is by at least a foot, and since she’s young enough to think it’s fun, why the heck wouldn’t I put her to work? Except I had to face the annoying decision of whether or not to buy her the pink one. Read More Pink Shovels

News appetizers: If Only We Could Make Them Taste Like Spinach and Artichoke Dip.

It’s Monday, one of the best days of the week! Easily in the top 10. Well, maybe not “easily.” But probably.

Lots of crap going on in the world today, and some not-crap. Let’s take a look. Read More News appetizers: If Only We Could Make Them Taste Like Spinach and Artichoke Dip.

Fucking Perfect: On Loving and Being Helpless

Trigger warning: This piece (and video) contains frank discussion of depression and self-injury.

The other day, I was celebrating my classes being over by sitting on my couch in my pajamas all day, watching TV, catching up on all the Internet goodness I’d missed while working on papers, and in general being lazy, sloppy, and a little smelly.  I was in a good mood.  In my Internet wanderings, I happened across a link to Pink’s video for “F*cking Perfect,” which I had not seen:

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The Pink T-Shirt Factor

I have nothing against the color pink. I like it! I am wearing a bright pink tank top as we metaphorically speak. I look hella good in pink clothes. But boy-oh-boy if there isn’t something about pink fan gear that just really gets to me. Read More The Pink T-Shirt Factor

YCMI: Vol. IV

Internet link lists always make me happy if they have something different.  I recognize that they’re the Triskets and Easy Cheese of blog posts, but they’re also a nice way to spread the word about cool or quirky little sites alongside the workhorses we’ve all heard of.  And good morning! It’s day 9 for Persephone, and it’s gonna be awesome. Read More YCMI: Vol. IV