My film, The Wardrobe, is showing this Saturday at Egofest. If you're in the Brainerd, MN area, stop by! While I'm gone, may I recommend the works of Captain Awkward favorites SexyTypewriter and I Hate The New York Times. From the latter, a post on the many many recent errors (factual, hegemonic, factual, fallacious, ill-informed … Continue reading Gone to Brainerd
Dear Abby is a classic for a reason, right? Soothing. Non-confrontational. Midwestern common sense. Often terrible and does not get at any of the actual issues going on between actual people. For instance: DEAR ABBY: What do you do when your future in-laws tell other relatives that they intend to ruin your upcoming wedding? They … Continue reading Dear Abby: Elope so that your in-laws won’t dress like hookers to “ruin” your wedding. Captain Awkward: Learn the fine art of not giving a damn.
Thanks, Feministe, for pointing me toward this piece at Marie Claire: "Why Men Prefer Innocent Girls to Bad Girls" by Rich. Rich's friends divide women into categories called Innocent/Good Girls and Bad Girls, and I've got bad news for women with opinions, self-confidence, and a sexual history. "Across the board, the guys agreed they prefer … Continue reading Marie Claire’s “Rich”: Good girls get to meet your mom. Bad girls are too confident and hard to control….like dirty snow.