16 July, 2009

Thursday Night LIFE

16 July, 2009 // 0 Comments

There are lots more goodies in the 1939 LIFE Magazine my father passed on to me, so I’m probably going to turn it into a bit of a running feature and parcel them out week by week so no one gets oversaturated with the awesomeness of this ...

Hipster Racism

16 July, 2009 // 4 Comments

Hard on the heels of my discussion about liberal sexism, I think it’s time to talk about hipster racism. I’m borrowing the term “hipster racism” from Carmen Van Kerckhove over at Racialicious, because it really is a perfect ...

Creaking Toads

16 July, 2009 // 2 Comments

Pakistan has just granted rights to transgendered citizens; be sure to check out the comments discussing what this actually means within the context of Pakistan’s society. As humans play out more and more of their lives online, it should not ...

Local God II

16 July, 2009 // 0 Comments

I have been going to Harvest Market since 1985, when it opened. Yet, in the last couple of months, I have been treated incredibly rudely by checkers there who assume that I am not local. This morning, for example, I made a comment about the weather ...