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News

PoC News in America

It may be summertime in the U.S., but the news never slows down. Come for a busy SDCC-related news roundup and stick around for a personal message from your PoC News contributors.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

What do butts, sea turtles, and disconcerting wedding dress names have in common? You’ll find them all in this week’s lady reads!

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News

End Of the Week News: Yes Indeed

Oh poodles and kittens, you came back. I welcome you to another round of the mid-week news, where we relish in the current events, cringe at headlines, and jump all over what’s happening in our dear world. Here we reconvene for another roundabout recap of all the national and international news, the stuff that proves […]

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Humor

An Ounce Of Discretion Is Worth A Pound Of Butter (or The Paula Deen Controversy)

More and more, public figures seem to be unable to extricate themselves from scandal gracefully, so much so that often the apology gets them in more trouble than the original misbehavior. Think about Bill Clinton parsing words about what “is” means, Mark Sanford permanently making “hiking the Appalachian Trail” into a joke, or anything relating […]

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is Looking on the Bright Side

Hallelujah, I’ve got some good news to balance out the bad this week. Given how patently absurd some of the bad is, I think we’ll all need it! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Food

A Tale of Two Cookies

Because what’s better than one cookie? TWO. So this week I’m putting up two of my favorite cookie recipes. One traditional and one vegan. Snickerdoodles and Vegan Oatmeal Cookies.

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Op Ed

Takedown: Paula Deen-abetes

This week’s crapdate: “Paula Deen has no one to blame for diabetes butter self.” The short answer: “Hahahahahah! I love it when people reveal that they are suffering! HILARIOUS!” The Paula Deen/diabetes cracks have been fast and furious. She loves butter! She apparently has a recipe for a hamburger between two donuts! She is an […]

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Pop Culture

Why Does Food Network Soothe My Soul?

Last week, I found myself laid up at home with a case of pink eye. I think the last time I had pink eye was when I was eight years old, and having it as an adult is just as gross. Here’s a quick public service announcement: if you have pink eye, stay home! Don’t […]

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Veg*

The Beggars’ Banquet: Vegetarian Stroganoff

Because of my family’s particular food commitments, my beef stroganoff cravings were just going unanswered. Until now.

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Veg*

What Paula Deen Taught a Vegetarian

I’ve been a vegetarian for nearly ten years. My reasons for going vegetarian are many, and it would take several more essays to fully explain why I choose to not eat meat. I’ve never really been fond of animal flesh, even as a child, and would only eat boneless, marinated meat that had been rendered […]

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Just for Fun

Thanksgiving By The Numbers

3 Million – Number of attendees at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which is why you will never see me there 46 Million – Turkeys that will be munched on at Thanksgiving this year