This week in PoC News is video-heavy so make sure your roommates aren’t hogging all the bandwidth.
There was a ton of great writing about Bill Cosby this week, and because there needs to be balance in the universe or some shit, a corresponding amount of truly heinous commentary. Let’s dive on in. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
There’s oh-so-much misogyny to cover this week, including a larger-than-usual dose of transphobia, lots of cool study findings, and several Twitter accounts you’re going to want to go follow right now. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
Goodness, it’s been quite the week for social justice, to understate it. Just when we thought the protesters vs. police in Ferguson, Missouri, had finally calmed somewhat, law enforcement overreacted again. This and more, after the jump:
See if you can guess what the article is about based on the hyperbolic headlines I wrote.
Today’s list is full of some great work that highlights ladyblogging at its best: insightful, funny, and just plain awesome. Read all about it.
Welcome to your weekly dose of ragestrokes. Pour yourself a drink; you’re not gonna want to deal with this sober. Trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.
Science news! It was a bit of a slow week, but Curiosity found evidence of ancient water on Mars, Google introduced new underwater panoramas of coral reefs, and you won’t believe what they’re doing with whisky in Scotland.
I spent the whole weekend travelling. It was pretty great, but boy are my arms tired. Wait, I don’t think I set that joke up correctly. Never mind that, I have a point to get to! And the point is this: when I am traveling, I like to read something light and interesting, and with […]
According to Wikipedia, “A pet peeve is a minor annoyance that an individual identifies as particularly annoying to him or her, to a greater degree than others may find it.” I suppose that is accurate, but to me a true pet peeve is something small that you have a completely irrational reaction to. I’m talking […]
The other day, my brother and I went to see Sucker Punch. I’d promised him we’d go together long before I’d heard all the terrible reviews. Despite the warnings of La Belle Amelie and others, I was disappointed. This is not because it was bad or offensive ““ which it was! ““ but because it […]
I wracked my brain this week, but I couldn’t come up with a trivia theme. Nothing seemed to click, so I am employing the traditional last resort for the thematically challenged – Wild Card!
This is going to be the first in a series of reviews about products I am using to combat my adult acne. In the absence of insurance, I have been on an ongoing quest to fight my adult-onset acne using drugstore products. I have finally found a combination that seems to be working for me […]