O According to Penny Hartz

Are you still reeling from that April Fools’ Day prank pulled by a Happy Endings writer toying with our emotions about a possible reunion? Is it that you just miss the sage advice and exhuberance of Penny Hartz? This week in ladymags we look at the ladymag queen herself, Oprah, through the eyes of our […]


News in Africa: 12/06/2012

It’s another week, and Africa’s been hopping. From conflict development to genomes to billionaires, there’s a bunch to cover, so let’s dive right in, shall we?

Pop Culture

OWN’d Blogging the New Oprah Empire

I love Oprah shamelessly.   I don’t often get a chance to watch her show currently, but when I taught my nightly grading/planning/organizing ritual in my classroom always involved Oprah on the classroom TV.   My love is not as extensive as to be worrisome, but I consider myself a fan.  Some of Oprah’s ‘friends’ bug the […]

Just for Fun

Commenter Party: Google Scavenger Hunt

Starting yet one more new thing today, this is the first in a series of fun activities you can do with/on the blog while we’re goofing off in the evenings.  Each night will be a different thing, so it’s just like summer camp! Mondays are scavenger hunts, where you must use your Google-fu to find […]