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Feminism

Celebrities, Feminism, and White Flight

Sometimes, you stumble upon a post in social media, and for a moment, you’re completely dumbfounded. You need to take a breath and let whatever it is that just caught your attention slither its way into your psyche.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: New Year, Same Old Shit

Welcome to 2014! Things don’t seem to be much better here in the future, do they? (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

While you’re in a food coma this week, enjoy these reads from ladyblogland.

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Music

30 Years of Music: 2005

Reviewing 2005 in music surprised me somewhat because I’d forgotten how many of my favorite albums were released that year. So please, let me metaphorically shove them into your hands.

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Music

30 Years of Music: 2001

2001 is a hard one for me – not for lack of great music, but more because I was a depressed human making bad decisions during most of that year, and come that September, the national climate took its own downturn. The feels, man. Let’s have them.

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Music

30 Years of Music: 2000!

People, wasn’t 2000 only just yesterday? I swear that it was, even though I was still in high school then and still driving Sid The Angry Volvo (R.I.P.), and even though the musicians in some of these videos look like babies in comparison to now, 2000 just happened. Don’t spoil my illusion just yet.

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Music

30 Years of Music: 1998

Apparently, my tastes and 1998 are nearly all about the block rockin’ beats.

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Music

30 Years of Music: 1997

Man, I thought 1994-1996 were hard to narrow down to 15 songs, but here comes 1997 with a whole new challenge. Behold! An embarrassment of musical riches:

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Music

30 Years of Music: 1994

What a great year 1994 was for music. Once again, I’ve found it nearly impossible to limit myself to just ten great songs and have instead picked fifteen while still leaving out so many that I hope we’ll talk about in the comments. Let’s start with some more pop tracks and finish with the rock […]

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Music

Alphabet Soup: Favorite Songs for the Letter Y

The Letter Y is all about You, naturally. You are all so very lovely.

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Music

Alphabet Soup: Favorite Songs for The Letter P

Though The Letter P was one of the easiest letters for me to narrow down a Top 5, I still have the sneaking suspicion I’ve forgotten some obvious, perfect song. Let us listen to my picks, and then you tell me:

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Music

Alphabet Soup: Favorite Songs for The Letter O

Oh, friends, we’re chock full of love, lust and loneliness in this week’s Ode to The Letter O. Stick through until the end since I’ve left you all a present. Oh yes.

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Music

Alphabet Soup: Favorite Songs for The Letter G

Look at us, reaching The Letter G in favorite-song-goodness already! This week, I talk about one of my all-time favorite songs of any letter, semi-cheat on my own rules, talk about the difference between live sets and studio albums, and mention that historical artifact, The Virgin Megastore. Get in!

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Music

Alphabet Soup: Favorite Songs for The Letter D

Oh, friends, D has a surprising amount of great songs. I probably could have easily swapped in so many here, but sometimes my choices come down to two criteria: 1) Do I have a story behind loving this song? 2) Every time I hear this song, do I say/think, “This really is one of the […]