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yet another blog post about the isla vista shooting

yet another blog post about the isla vista shooting

I guess this is how our nation copes with tragedies now. Hashtags. Twitter monologues. Blog posts. I wasn’t going to write one, I guess, but then I read this Thought Catalog article and it made me so mad that I had to sit down and explain every reason that it is partially right but mostly horrifically wrong.(…)

shaving down there: the great paradox of womanhood

shaving down there: the great paradox of womanhood

Warning for Mom and Dad: This is a blog post about my vagina. I really encourage you to stop reading right now. (Everyone else, carry on.) So, my spooky webmaster tools have told me that folks have been arriving at this blog by searching the phrase “shaving down there.” Y’all, I have been wanting to write(…)

calm down about taylor swift’s love life

calm down about taylor swift’s love life

Buzzfeed is kind of awful, I’ve decided. Their entire business model relies on some combination of misleading headlines, old gifs, and sensationalism, and I’m so sick of it. Related: I may or may not have just spent the last hour reading things they’ve published about my homegirl Taylor Swift. It’s put me in a hell of(…)

the war on men: the time traveller’s op-ed

the war on men: the time traveller’s op-ed

Ugh. Please tell me you’ve read Suzanne Venker’s awful piece on “The War on Men.” It has the internet all aflutter with rebuttals that clearly aren’t necessary, as I haven’t spoken to a single person who actually agrees with Venker’s thesis, i.e. “WOMEN, NOBODY WANTS TO MARRY YOU NOW THAT YOU WANT JOBS AND STUFF. GET BACK(…)