Greetings, fellow unicorns. It’s time once again to round up the news stories that caught my eye this week, and we have a lot to cover. Wade through the frustrating, soak in the interesting, and reward yourself with a good song at the end. Let’s get started:
Before jumping into the news around America, here’s a quick highlight of news around the world.
I don’t speak Portuguese and I can’t pretend to be the biggest hip-hop expert in the entire world, but even I can tell that the female MCs coming out of Brazil right now are up to something special and that we should all be paying attention. These ladies are having a moment that reminds me of the […]
Citizens, I’m not often super patriotic, but this week I’m being openly German. In case anybody missed it, the most bizarre, unbelievable match of football ever happened on Tuesday, and while it wasn’t played in Europe, a certain European team completely destroyed Brazilian football.
Happy belated Equal Pay Day! Let’s see who’s been terrible this week, find out why people need to show the love to Sansa Stark and Black Widow, and, apparently, go to the restroom together. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
What’s been happening in your world? I’m settling into fall, and the world is falling into…well, the spiral it has always been in.
Do you ever feel like the news just keeps repeating itself? I mean, if it bleeds, it leads, but I’m beginning to notice a pattern of something a little deeper here. Let’s see if you see the same thing.
Hello, hello, hello, and hello – welcome back kittens and poodles. Here we are again, taking to the weekly mediated chaotic universe, highlighting the week’s events and news, the things that are enough to send us running for the hills and screaming for mercy. So, pop on your safety goggles, hold each other close, and hug […]
Finding a topic for these columns is always a bit of a mixed bag. Sometimes there’s an obvious issue to write about, sometimes a friend forwards me a news article or similar, with “you should write about this!” in the headline. (Note: dear friends, thank you, and please do not stop.) And sometimes I begin […]
Newwwwws! The last week has been tough for me in terms of “the world is awful,” so my goal for this week is to find the silver lining.