Queer firsts are, well, they're queered by our queerness by Dan Savage "T ell me about your first time..." Three big firsts leap to mind when you ask a queer person about their "first time." The first time they realized they were queer...Show More Summary
If you weren't planning on drinking vodka tonight, this might change your mind: Smirnoff Vodka has joined the ranks of businesses trolling Donald Trump with this beautifully savage billboard, which someone spotted and shared on Twitter. Show More Summary
by Dan Savage Things on my mind this week: doing something real about gentrification and displacement (TL;DR rapid transit); Trump might be in a FemDom relationship; terrorism; plus I explained a map. Things on letter-writers' minds:...Show More Summary
by Dan Savage Some things on my mind this past week: Katie Couric grilling the Russian foreign ministry spokesperson on Chechnya, Milo's back and "actively hunting" for rightwing trollteens, and Republicans arguing that people with pre-existing conditions don't deserve health coverage because they didn't lead good lives. Show More Summary
Curious Minds by Dan Savage I recently spoke at Curious Minds Weekend in Toronto at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. Audience members submitted questions on cards before the show—anonymously—but the moderator, Lisan Jutras of the Globe and Mail, and I were having so much fun talking with each other that we didn't get to many cards. Show More Summary
An indecisive girlfriend is the bane of many a boyfriend's life. A man can only hear "I could eat whatever" or "It's fine" so many times before he is driven mad, especially because he knows that if he makes the wrong choice, it'll come back to haunt him. Show More Summary
Today in: "People on Tinder are crazy," we present to you this 29-year-old woman who straight up lost her mind when a man she never met canceled their date. Does it always have to be the red heads? Her profile pic suggests she wantsShow More Summary
Risky Business by Dan Savage About a year ago, I was pretending to read my boyfriend's mind and jokingly said, "You want to put it in my ear." Since then, I have seen references to ear sex (aural sex?) everywhere! There's even a holiday...Show More Summary
When most people commission a bespoke suit, they pay attention to the stitching and drape of the fabric. For MythBuster Adam Savage's latest custom tailoring job, he had some more esoteric details in mind. Here he is on Tested giving a tour of his Apollo A7L spacesuit replica, fashioned by Ryan Nagata. (Tested)
Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Coltan Scrivner for the month of January. Coltan will be writing a series of posts on personhood from different disciplinary perspectives. When I moved to Chicago for graduate school, one of the first things I did was go to the Lincoln Park Zoo. Just like with other zoos I’ve been … Continue reading Of Primates and Persons ?
I cannot say I will be nostalgic this Sunday morning, but Savage Minds and our incredible contributors never stopped writing and confronted every step with a critical eye. In order to mark the coming year, Savage Minds compiled a list of our favorite pieces written in 2016. Show More Summary
Texans quarterback Tom Savage has a big job in front of him, but he’s trying to keep it from becoming bigger in his mind than it already is. After replacing $72 million man Brock Osweiler last week and winning, he’s starting for the Texans Saturday night against the Bengals and probably as long as the…
On Sunday, Houston Texans fans lost their minds when $72 million QB Brock Osweiler was pulled from the game in favor of fan favorite Tom Savage and he did not disappoint as he led the Texans back from a 13-0 deficit to win the game. Despite not starting the game, he threw for more yards […]
So, since October I’ve been accompanying Savage Minds’ social medias, trying to keep everything updated and making sure we have a continuum of posts on Facebook and Twitter. The other part of the job consists in getting involved in the conversations and debates we have in this platforms. It’s being a nice experience so far, … Continue reading “Just the Tip” ?
The editorial collective at Savage Minds has decided to change our name. We have several reasons for this, but mostly feel that the name no longer fits or best represents the blog. As a title, “Savage Minds” was a sort of anthropological insider’s double pun. Show More Summary
Last week we put out a call for letters from our readers. Here’s our first installment. If you’re interested in submitting a letter to Savage Minds, please keep the following guidelines in mind: letters are to be no longer than 250 words...Show More Summary
by Dan Savage 1/Wow hack pundits will thunder clichés RE “urban elites,” “identity politics,” & Salt of the Earth “middle Americans” ‘til the end of days.— Jody Rosen (@jodyrosen) November 21, 2016 2/Never mind Trump/Kushner/Bannon/Guiliani/all...Show More Summary
Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Cthulhu, Great Old One and Special Collections Librarian at Brown University. When the puny mortals at Savage Minds invited me to review the latest work by Donna Haraway I was perplexed. After I had devoured the sanity of their pathetic messenger, I turned the book over in my tentacles. Show More Summary
We here at Savage Minds want to hear from you, our readers. To further this goal we are creating a new “Reader Letters” feature and we encourage you to share your thoughts, reactions, and reflections with us. Please keep the following guidelines: letters are to be no longer than 250 words and should address issues … Continue reading Now accepting reader letters ?
by Dan Savage The second weekend of HUMP! 2016 kicks off at OTB tonight. The 8 PM screening is sold out, but tickets are available for 6 PM and 10 PM screenings. Join me! We'll have a little cry before the screening, and then watch some amazing porn... while that's still legal. Tickets and info here. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]