WARNING: SPOILERS. For real if you haven’t watched the whole series and don’t want things ruined just move along. As the final episode of Season 1 of the Handmaid’s Tale ended, as the ironic use of Tom Petty’s American Girl, started up my husband turned to me and said, so how do you feel? How… Continue reading Better never means better for everyone. It always means worse for some.
It is indeed. The trip to Washington was incredible and life changing and also unsettling and just the beginning of the conversation. So let’s start at the beginning. On Saturday morning we hit the Shady Grove DC Metro stop and found this: A very very large crowd trying to get into the train station. We… Continue reading The Future Is Female: The Women’s March on Washington
I love reading to my niece. It’s one of my favorite things to do and last time I was at her house she picked a new book. It is the story of Duncan’s crayons who previously quit due to what they saw as unfair practices by Duncan. In this the crayon’s are all returning with… Continue reading Boys Don’t Cry: Sexism and Gender Representation in Publishing
How is it already the middle of March? What just happened? Where am I? Okay so mid-month round-up, here we go: 1. Many thanks to Camel Saloon for publishing Humiliation Heap as a part of the International Women’s Day issue. There are tons and tons of good writers in here so please, take a minute to… Continue reading Mid-Month Round Up
I got into the Beats in high school, probably like many people, by reading Kerouac (not On the Road but The Subterraneans). One book lead to another as they inevitably do, and I worked my way through all of the major players – minus Burroughs who I could never get into. But the same question kept… Continue reading The Beat Goes On….Unless You’re In Hollywood