November 2010

Glee: Furt

24 November, 2010 // 0 Comments

Fair warning: Satah’s review last week was much funnier than any of mine will ever be, and quite frankly, I don’t have a long review in me this week. I’m honestly not sure I’ll make it through the season, at this point, ...

Book Review: Fire, by Kristin Cashore

24 November, 2010 // 0 Comments

Please note that this review contains some mildly spoilery discussions of Fire, and if you have not read it yet, you may want to wait to read this. Don’t worry, the review isn’t going anywhere. (By ‘mildly spoilery’ I mean ...

Glowing Brains

24 November, 2010 // 0 Comments

Dominic Holden at Slog: Video Shows Seattle Cop Kicking 17-Year-Old Boy in the Groin Even Though His Hands Were Up; SPD Begins Misconduct Investigation; KIRO Says SPD Had Video for Some Time But Did Nothing The youth reportedly fell to the floor and ...

Debt Culture Never Really Went Away

23 November, 2010 // 0 Comments

One consequence of the credit crunch was a reduction in available credit, and a tendency among pundits and the like to claim that the days of free and easy credit were over. That’s definitely true, to some extent, but in another sense, ...

Gracious Kerning

23 November, 2010 // 0 Comments

Lynn Comella at Las Vegas Weekly: Sex research is alive and going well, even if the actual sex isn’t Personal curiosity aside, the results also have important implications for medical and public health professionals who are on the front lines in ...

Waste In My Face

22 November, 2010 // 0 Comments

Growing up, we relied on a collection tank filled with rainwater for all our water needs. The tank held 1,000 gallons, and when they were gone, they were gone. This instilled in me a rather fervent sense of urgency when it came to water ...

Uncomfortable Leeches

22 November, 2010 // 0 Comments

Tim Vanderpool at Tucson Weekly: Your Tax Dollars at Work And so it was not until federal agents spilled out of their vehicles in a flurry of firepower and black windbreakers that the assorted denizens of Sixth Avenue started to take notice. T. ...

Shame! At the Dinner Table

21 November, 2010 // 0 Comments

Treehugger ran a feature last month on what they called ‘cheatatarianism,’ the phenomenon of claiming to be vegetarian at home and then eating animal products outside the home. The article sent my brain spinning off in some different ...

Transgender Day of Remembrance

20 November, 2010 // 0 Comments

Today marks the International Transgender Day of Remembance, to remember those who have been lost to transphobia, cissexism, transmisogyny, and intersecting bigotries like hatred of trans sex workers and trans women of colour. It is not the only day ...
1 2 3 4 6