Okay, I realize I let Epic Posts on Rape Culture Week bleed over yesterday into what is obviously Childhood Toy Liposuction Week, but let's get back on track. Jezebel posted yesterday about the new look for Rainbow Brite toys, and it'll surprise no one who knows what they did to Strawberry Shortcake, Angelina Ballerina, Care … Continue reading Quick Hit: Rainbow Bratz
The paper this morning had a wire article about the Navy moving to station women aboard submarines. Apparently, male sailors' wives are objecting, on the grounds that this is "just asking for sexual harassment cases and wrecked marriages." On blogs and online networking sites, wives of submariners have warned that the close contact could lead … Continue reading Have you tried not being so sexy?
I posted the last post because I wanted some peace and quiet for a change (and also because it was easier than any of the other posts I've been contemplating, la la la). But instead it just made me confused and kind of upset. Because the count right now is 32 comments (plus two responses) … Continue reading Well, that was interesting
Out of curiosity, and because I'm sure we could all use a break from 500-comment threads in which men drop by to deny or devalue our experience: I'd like you to comment on this post only if you are a woman who has NOT EVER had a man continue interacting with you against your will … Continue reading Expecting crickets
When a friend of my mom's asked her about "that thing all women can do, and some men," it turned out he meant hanging your sunglasses off the collar of your shirt. But when my husband talks about "that thing all girls know" he means hand jives (otherwise known as clapping games, hand games, handclaps, … Continue reading Miss Lucy had Friday Fluff
I'm currently reading Jerome K. Jerome's "Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)," the bloggiest book of the 19th century. Since it concerns the adventures of three 19th-century bachelors and a dog rowing a small skiff down the Thames and camping along the way, there is unsurprisingly a lot of emphasis … Continue reading Quote of the day: On fullness
If you've been reading Lesley's More to Love recaps over at Fatshionista, you already know that the show is allllllll about Fat Pain. (If you haven't, be assured they're worth your while. I'm not sure anything could make me glad that this show is on the air, but Lesley's writeups come close.) Sample paragraph: Luke … Continue reading We Saw The Epidemic, And It Was Us