Monthly Archive: November 2014

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Full of Thanks

People often ask me what Thanksgiving is all about. Technically I suppose it’s the annual American ritual of celebrating mass genocide by eating a turkey, or more controversially a turducken with your closest friends and family. It’s about a parade, a four day weekend and it’s about football. But as...

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We all know it’s Christmas.

Last week I sat through the video debut of the newest Band Aid resurrection of that horribly patronizing Christmas classic designed to inspire us to loosen our purse strings and feel bad about the size of our Christmas dinners, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” This time the focus is on...

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How do we solve a problem like Cosby?

I feel like no one’s talking enough about Bill Cosby. I feel like I just found out that the man I looked up to for decades, that I trusted with my affection and that I laughed with every week; same time, same channel is a rapist. Because that’s exactly what...

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Someone please fix the internet.

I had a conversation about this topic with some of my lady chums the other day, so to avoid being misunderstood I think I need to make some things clear about my position before I proceed. 1. I am not jealous of Kim Kardashian2. I do not dislike Kim Kardashian3....

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A long way from home

By now if you read this regularly, you should know my feelings on street harassment. One of the reasons I feel as strongly as I do about what does and does not constitute harassment is because when you are harassed, really harassed there is no debate or confusion about it....

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Making a Mountain out of Vagina Pebbles

I think I’ve made it pretty clear that I am not a huge Lena Dunham fan. I think she’s overrated and overexposed, but that’s what we, the public have demanded of her. We like her trademark “oversharing” and her cringe-enducing humor that is ususally a lot more close to home...

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My date with Dunham and Moran

Friday night was Halloween, my favorite holiday. However, this year’s excitement over dressing up and probably taking hallucinogens was usurped by a different kind of anticipation. Fuck the drugs, I was intoxicated on the idea of seeing Caitlin Moran (my idol) have a chat with Lena Dunham (a girl that...