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On Where the Girls Were: A 1965 Taxonomy of Coeds

@Hot Doom Check the awesome schematic of Smith campus in the article- the boys included a Marauders Map for prospective romantic questers!

signed, an Ethel Walker/Smith gold star who clearly knew where the girls were

Posted on July 11, 2013 at 8:11 pm 0

On The "Real Thing" of Women's Writing: A Note for Stephen Marche

Posted on June 12, 2013 at 11:24 pm 0

On The "Real Thing" of Women's Writing: A Note for Stephen Marche

"As an idea, “purity” is as stupid as it is insidious, conservative, and common" A- to the fucking -men, SNP

Posted on June 12, 2013 at 10:59 pm 0

On A Guide to Eating Very Particular Feelings

@I'm Right on Top of that, Rose (I misread that as cinnamon candles, and somehow it was fine and made sense and had emotional resonance too)

Posted on June 12, 2013 at 8:16 pm 4

On The Source Family: A Cult I Might Have Joined

@iceberg Could your cult possibly have been The Twelve Tribes? They run bakeries and restaurants going by the name of Yellow Deli that have a groovy 70s treehouse vibe. My dad & I unwittingly had dinner with a couple of families belonging to the Tribe, and while they were ever so kind and sweet to us (and very appealingly hippieish) further research into their cherry picked Judaic and Christian fundamentalist belief system revealed some weird underlying sexism, racism, homophobia and general millenarianism- which was a total bummer of a turnoff because I was really into some of their ideas, like simplicity and raw milk and bulk herb collectives. :(

Posted on May 3, 2013 at 11:21 am 1

On Seven Days

@SarcasticFringehead I think you've keyed in to what's most important here, which is that one should never miss the chance to reference Dune obliquely, especially in cosmetics reviews.

In fact, I believe a whole MarySue/Makeupalley hybrid would be about the end of the internet for me. I mean, can you imagine skin care tips from Offred? Fashion advice from Guinan? Relaxing spa recommendations from The Drummers?

Posted on April 24, 2013 at 8:29 pm 0

On My So-Called Post-Feminist Life

@Verity That sounds like a fantastic essay- thank you for bringing it to our attention!

Posted on April 11, 2013 at 11:06 pm 0

On What's On Your Locker Door?

@Helvetica Just watch out when the wind changes and you get the brunt of his Irish Hair Irish Hair

Posted on April 8, 2013 at 7:10 pm 1

On What's On Your Locker Door?

@Valley Girl Juno's cunt, that picture gave me the hunk sweats! Those mens are the two finest Twix bars I have ever clapped eyes on. Who wouldn't be wet as October? Titus Pullo! Lucius Vorenus!

Posted on April 8, 2013 at 7:05 pm 1

On Here's Brad Paisley's Horrible New Song "Accidental Racist"

@pterodactgirl It is Sussex, for goodness' sake!

(ALSO A MILLION TIMES INFINITY UPVOTES FOR COLD COMFORT)

Posted on April 8, 2013 at 6:27 pm 3