About “Save the Pearls”

So… I’ve had some time to ruminate on this ‘book‘… “Save the Pearls”. I put book in air quotes because this doesn’t deserve to be called a book. It’s a self serving, poor me, white people are OMG oppressed in this far flung, post apocalyptic, fictitious world so this is totally ok, AMIRITE?! oppression fantasy … Continue reading About “Save the Pearls”

Second Skin – review of a gaming documentary

I wanted Second Skin* with friends tonight and I wrote up a Netflix review, under the cut. What are your thoughts? My thoughts on Second Skin So I watched this with a couple of friends who are gamers, and we came to the conclusion that this film only advanced negative stereotypes about gamers. There was … Continue reading Second Skin – review of a gaming documentary

So, I’m not entitled to ANY child free spaces? I call bullshit

So on Feministe, a blogger starts off her post with the line "you do not have a right to child free spaces." That made me nearly click away, but I went on to read the full article in which the OP waxes lovingly on how awesome her kid is, and just how she's "smarter, cuter … Continue reading So, I’m not entitled to ANY child free spaces? I call bullshit

My issue with the anti-feminist rhetoric of Schlafly

Especially the rhetoric of lunatics like Phyllis Schlafly. She still puts forward the idea that women should stay home and in the kitchen in this day and age. I just don't see how anyone can see past the fact that: The way the economy is, families could not sustain their quality of life or in … Continue reading My issue with the anti-feminist rhetoric of Schlafly

In lieu of a japan travel report you get this….

So... Eric and I are watching tv and a commercial comes on about rolling over your 401K. The couple in the commercial are middle aged. The wife begins to berate her husband, stating he couldnt roll anything over with a rolling pin and that if (the 401K administrators) could have, they'd have signed his name … Continue reading In lieu of a japan travel report you get this….

There must not be anything else going on today…why is news of the death of Oprah’s dog even news?

Granted, I am not a fan of Oprah. I feel bad that her dog died, just a very teensy bit... but why the fuck is this news? Are we so starved for tidbits of information on celebrities that even news of a famous person's dog dying merits copy? Get some goddamned perspective people. Oprah is … Continue reading There must not be anything else going on today…why is news of the death of Oprah’s dog even news?