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Rookie (not the magazine) (not that there's anything wrong with that)

Rookie (not the magazine) (not that there's anything wrong with that)

I love writing but I'm bad at writing about me.

By and it's not even my birthday on Celebrating One Year of Prince George, My Favorite Celebrity

Rusty Obama McFreedom!

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:41 pm 1

By cmcm on In Support of Debra Harrell, Jailed for Letting Her 9-Year-Old Play Unsupervised in the Park

Because putting a single mother in jail is DEFINITELY going to improve the life of this 9 year old girl.

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 5:39 am 5

By crocuta on Commodity Fetish: This Is Not Really What a Feminist Looks Like

This was great!

I've also noticed that most companies like Feminist Apparel seem entirely unconcerned with where their products are sourced from. It's bit ironic to have something like "Feminism is for Everybody" printed on a shirt that might have been sewn by an underpaid teenage girl in a third-world sweatshop.

Posted on July 7, 2014 at 5:46 pm 3

By Stacy H@twitter on Psychotherapy in the Age of Facebook

This is perfect.

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 3:25 pm 1

By Ev on La Malinche, La Llorona, La Virgen: My Mother's Ghost Stories

Very interesting piece. Thanks for that. Just one comment: the Immaculate Conception doesn't refer to Mary's virginity. It means that she was conceived without Original Sin.

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 10:29 am 1

By isavedlatin on The bell hooks Hotline: For When You'd Rather Not Give Out Your Number

@KevinP *you're

Posted on June 13, 2014 at 12:10 pm 2

By stuffisthings on “What do Angela Merkel, Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Sheryl Sandberg and Beyonce have in common?”

“What do Angela Merkel, Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Sheryl Sandberg and Beyonce have in common?”

They all earn less than men in equivalent positions?

Posted on April 28, 2014 at 10:46 am 5

By Kalorama_Kat on On the Affirmative Action Ban in Michigan

@sammysayalot Agreed, thanks Jia. I spent some time in Ann Arbor and found it, like Boston, to be extremely self-segregated and, like Boston, full of liberal whites who were concerned about racial prejudice and their own privilege, but had virtually no friends or colleagues of color. There exists a tacit frustration in this dynamic; these white people, well-meaning to a fault, WANTED friends and colleagues of color and were very self-conscious about their lack thereof. Meanwhile, a lot of white Michigan natives who are otherwise progressive liberals, have come to loathe affirmative action in the same way they've come to loathe the UAW. Michigan is a bizarre state.

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 11:45 am 1

By Woman Laughing Alone With Boas on Cancel "What Americans Will Look Like in 2050"

THANK YOU for saying what many of us have avoided saying in our acquaintances' Facebook comments.

Posted on April 11, 2014 at 1:58 pm 5

By Aeroplane on An Important Internet Classic: 10 Pranks That Will Spice Up Your Relationship

@StandardTuber These do get a lot easier to write if you imagine your boyfriend is Fred Willard.

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 2:38 pm 4