For a Fistful of Links

Against innovation

Buttermilk. It’s a thing. And it makes for the most delicious muffins.

Michelle Obama and who’s allowed in the cult of domesticity

Wickedly funny

I just want to be a mermaid

RIP Shulamith, you brilliant wrongheaded beautiful with the coolest name ever.

I think you will find this quiz useful. I know I learned a lot about myself!

This is still a thing, apparently.

“”When you blame others, you give up your power to change,” Hatch said that her mother used to say.”

I totally agree! This is why we should blame the people who get assaulted rather than the ones who commit the assaults! Because, really, who wants molesters to change? We love them just the way they are. You too, rape culture.

But now it’s all kind of fine.

“It felt like she was saying to me, ‘If you wouldn’t have been there that night, it wouldn’t have happened to you.’ Yeah, well, it probably would have happened to someone else.”

What is this crazytalk?

Speaking of children’s books

Housing woes


Are you reading First Thoughts yet? It’s always thought-provoking, and sometimes truly amazing

This is the problem with sexism. It takes the valuable and often constructive energy of social stigma and wastes it on the wrong targets. TO RECAP: Kristen Stewart cheats on her boyfriend with director Rupert Sanders, becomes the town pariah, and is dropped from the movie of which she is the eponymous main character. Rupert Sanders cheats on his wife with his much younger ingenue and….nothing. Chris Brown batters a woman and receives a VMA.

Of course, it’s hard to imagine a celebrity culture that wasn’t monstrously sexist.

Feminist Disney princesses. Tiana is still my favorite.

Except for Anastasia. She is the best. Hands down no competition shut the front door.


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