For those who have been wondering, yes, we'll be liveblogging the Oscars tonight! Snarky's Machine, Sweet Machine, Fillyjonk and I are all on board, though we can't guarantee we'll all be there from start to finish. We'll start with the red carpet at 6 EST/5 CST/3PST 7 EST/6CST/4PST (we decided we can't take quite THAT… Continue reading Oscars Liveblog Tonight/A Gabby Rant
Shapelings, we need to talk. I just updated the comments policy with the following: Eighth rule: If you’re having trouble processing the seventh rule, just know that sassing the mods is a very bad idea. There may come a time when one of the moderators —me, Fillyjonk, Sweet Machine, Snarky’s Machine, or A Sarah —… Continue reading We Are the Boss of You
So, three of us have colds, one of us is out of town and indisposed, and the other one hates you all. (Kidding. Mostly.) Until we're back into blogging shape, have some links. I wrote about Lincoln University requiring fat students to take a "Fitness for Life" course before they can graduate here. I've got… Continue reading Some Stuff
The other day, longtime commenter Arwen noticed something: HEY, SNARKYSMACHINE HAS A BLOG! Oh, sorry. I got a bit excited there. We did, too, when we first found Snarky's blog, and after a couple of weeks of reading that and her smart, hilarious, ass-kicking comments here, we started wondering if she'd ever consider blogging for… Continue reading Welcome, Snarky’s Machine!
You all know that we get a lot of trolls here; usually they are discouraged by our despotic comments policy and give up after one or two bits of low-grade trolling. Of course, when Dude Nation descended upon us to wave their liberty sticks, the frequency and stupidity of the trolling went sky-high. Here's the… Continue reading This one’s for the masochists
Ok, yesterday's open thread worked pretty well, so I'll keep it going. This time, I even have a topic. Just got this from Charlotte Cooper via Facebook: Dear rad fatties around the world, I am co-organising an event here in London called The Fat of the Land: A Queer Chub Harvest Festival. It's a mixture… Continue reading Tuesday Post
Hey, look! New template! I was just going to change the header, as I've been promising to do since A Sarah joined us IN MAY, but then I realized I was really sick of looking at the old template. And hey, speaking of A Sarah having been here SINCE MAY, I also finally added her… Continue reading Changes