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Spiritualized, Stay With Me And you?
Hosted by a tennis pro.This week's open threads have been brought to you by Lego minifigures.
Hosted by a genie.
22 Adorable Before and After Pictures of Animals Growing Up. I mean.[H/T to my friend David.]
"There is no reason to delay further when no opposition has been presented to this Court and committed gay and lesbian couples have already suffered from the denial of their fundamental right to marry."—U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson...Show More Summary
A friend of a friend is looking for some reading recommendations for contemporary literary fiction that is feminist/womanist-friendly. It doesn't have to be specifically feminist/womanist material, but, you know, something that wouldn't...Show More Summary
[Content Note: Classism; bootstraps; privilege; disablist language.]I haven't seen this advert myself, but Shaker KatherineSpins sent it to me with a note that it's airing a lot during the Olympics. Everything—every. single. thing.—about this commercial for the Cadillac ELR is gross. Show More Summary
So, the way the furniture in our living room is arranged, there's an opening between the ends of the chaise and the ottoman through which one has to walk to leave the room after being seated on the couch. And that opening is narrower than Dudley is long. Show More Summary
This blogaround brought to you by wind.Recommended Reading:BYP: [Content Note: Racist violence] Retrial for Michael Dunn Murder Case Scheduled for MaySarah: This 6-Year-Old Boy Is THE BESTTrudy: [CN: Misogyny] "Dirty" WomenMichelle:Show More Summary
[Content Note: There is a strobe-light effect in this video.] Björk: "Hyperballad"This week's TMNS have been brought to you by some of my favorite songs.
Here is some stuff in the news today.[Content Note: Guns; violence. Video may begin playing automatically at link.] There has been a mass shooting at the Northern Paiute Cedarville Rancheria Tribal Office near the Oregon border, in which...Show More Summary
[Content Note: Misogyny.]Recently, actress Olivia Wilde spoke to GRITtv on "The State of Female Justice" for V-Day. (Please read Lauren Chief Elk's important critique of V-Day here, which also applies to much of what Wilde was saying, i.e. Show More Summary
I love this headline: "Obama is done even pretending to work with Republicans." I love it SO MUCH.Having seen his ambitious agenda run aground against Republican recalcitrance, Obama is pivoting to a more unilateral approach to achieve his goals. Show More Summary
Hosted by a librarian.
I'm coming over. We're spending the day together. What are we gonna do?[Suggested by Shaker masculine_lady, who is, for real, an awesome question generating machine.]
Me, age 9, proudly showing off my Crap From Nature Collection. [Please share your own throwback pix in comments. Just make sure the pix are just of you and/or you have consent to post from other living people in the pic. And please note...Show More Summary
Because it is the year of our lord Jesus Jones two thousand and fourteen, nine months before a midterm election and fully one million months before the next presidential election, we definitely need to talk about how Rick Santorum is totally running for president. Show More Summary
[Content Note: Class warfare; choice policing.]It happens every other month like clockwork: Immediately after I post the fundraising reminder, my inbox lights up with messages from conservatives telling me to "get a job.""If you want...Show More Summary
I have mentioned previously that Matilda purrs like a fuzzy wee lawnmower. When she's upstairs napping, I can sometimes hear her all the way downstairs.Yesterday, she was lying on my desk beside me, just purring away contentedly, so here is 30 seconds of Tils purring. Show More Summary
[Content Note: Racism; misogyny.]"I think there was a cachet about having an African-American president because of guilt. People don't hold guilt for a woman."—The always terrific Rep. Michele Bachmann, on why people in the US "aren't...Show More Summary