Fat, Open Threads, snarky's machine

Treme/TV Themed Open Thread

Treme - HBO's hot anticipated series by writer/producer/personal patron saint David Simon (The Wire, Homicide: Life on the Street) premiered last Sunday to exTREMEly glowing reviews from Simon fanboys and television critics alike. Hank Stuever at WaPo says: Will it be as good as "The Wire"? Three episodes in, I'm willing to say "Treme" (the… Continue reading Treme/TV Themed Open Thread

Reading, snarky's machine

Hoochie Mama – The Other White Meat and Razor Wire Pubic Hair: Books as Stranger Repellent

A version of this entry appeared previously on Snarky's Machine As a person who does not particularly enjoy unsolicited social engagement, I find myself locked in an epic battle to protect my precious SAUs (social attention units). I am constantly road testing strategies to ensure this adorable and accessible looking face doesn’t start interactions this… Continue reading Hoochie Mama – The Other White Meat and Razor Wire Pubic Hair: Books as Stranger Repellent

Guest Bloggers, snarky's machine

Guest Blogger Tasha Fierce: A Maxie Girl In A Barbie World

Tasha Fierce edited the amazing 'zine Bitchcore from 1998 - 2001 and co-blogs at I Fry Mine In Butter. Her writing explores black invisibility and racism in feminist spaces, sizeism and fatphobia, black queer invisibility, and transgender issues and subverting gender roles. Also, she's my sister - okay not blood related - but she's my… Continue reading Guest Blogger Tasha Fierce: A Maxie Girl In A Barbie World