October, 2010

Billions attend Stewart/Colbert rally in D.C.

By · Sunday, October 31st, 2010 · 7 Comments »

Oh man, I almost wish I could have been there. Darren Hutchinson of Dissenting Justice went and brought back pictures. If I still lived in D.C. I would have gone. I can handle crowds! I went to the AIDS Candlelight Vigil with Liza Minnelli! Actually, if I’d known Cat Stevens was going to be there, […]

Mother Jones, bastion of true feminism

By · Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 · 37 Comments »

Courtesy of The Confluence, I see that Mother Jones’s latest magazine cover features Sarah Palin as a scantily-clad highly sexualized monster. Well, of course. All women with political aspirations have to be turned into sexualized monsters, right? That’s how patriarchy works. As Anglachel observes: Calling women whores for political fun and profit is not just […]

What we’ve always needed: Sexy Pilgrims

By · Monday, October 25th, 2010 · 3 Comments »

Okay, Halloween, I’ll see your Sexy Mrs. Potato Head and raise you one Sexy Pilgrim: The mind boggles. Tell me something: do women actually wear this stuff? How is it even possible to wear something like this and not feel like a complete idiot?

I hate the world

By · Friday, October 22nd, 2010 · 27 Comments »

When you’re off in a vortex of writing, totally disconnected from the real world, it’s easy to forget just how godawful the world really is. God, it just sucks. I’ve been reading the news today for the first time in weeks, and it’s like standing under a shit shower while being flogged with a rubber […]