Here is me telling you about a thing I wrote elsewhere! For Jezebel, specifically. A sample: So, can't I just agree to disagree with Sarah Palin – or at least to ignore her use of the term and continue to go about my business? Well, evidently not, or I wouldn't be writing this. The problem… Continue reading 5 Ways of Looking at “Sarah Palin Feminism”
What's currently thrilling you - pop culture wise. Books, music, movies, interesting blogs? Share with the rest of the class. Also, why aren't you reading and commenting on Snarky's Machine? Tsk Tsk! After Kate's electrifying post oh yes, I'm most certainly going to toot my own clown horn, baby. You've seen me here. You'll soon… Continue reading Tell Me Something Good: Open Thread
As a Pop Culturalist, I've never found it my job to critique media I do not enjoy, nor do I give much credence to those who do. It's really easy to pick apart even the legitimate shortcomings of media you don't like, but it's hardly productive. Okay, so you found all the problematic elements of… Continue reading Everybody Loves a Strawman!
I'm sort of having a Stupor Tuesday today, but with two thirds of today's blog posts centering around the idea that some people on the internet are total fucksticks, I thought I'd throw in a little link roundup to offer some cheerier fare. Lindsay at BABble, who is our big hero of the moment, wrote… Continue reading Fat-pourri
Roni Caryn Rabin is quickly becoming the fatosphere's new best friend, perhaps the more wired-in version of Gina Kolata. On the heels of the fatosphere article, Rabin linked to SP/F-word side project First, Do No Harm in a Washington Post article on fat prejudice in medicine and the assumptions that doctors make about their fat… Continue reading Quick hit: WaPo on fat prejudice in medicine