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San Francisco Pride 2014 Photos

By on Jun 30, 2014 in All, Bay Area, Culture, Feminism, San Francisco |

Photos from the San Francisco Pride festival, Sunday June 29th 2014. Fly your rainbow freak flag my pretties.

Jaw-Dropping Homophobia Still a Thing in South Carolina

By on May 21, 2014 in Culture, Feminism, Politics |

South Carolina Mayor Prefers Drunk Drivers to Lesbians My jaw dropped when I heard the recording of South Carolina mayor Earl Bullard’s reasoning for firing his lesbian sheriff…and replacing her with a guy convicted of drunk driving. He was caught on tape saying, “”I would much rather have somebody who drank, and drank too much, taking care of my child than I had somebody whose lifestyle is questionable around children.” Bullard now smugly denies it. This stuff still happens people. The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive   Here’s a handy image quote I made so you can easily share this odious quote with all your fake Internet friends....

Basic Bitches, Hate Labels and an Amazing Kreayshawn Remix

By on Apr 17, 2014 in Culture, Gotta Hear This Music, Media, Politics, Racism |

I’ve been listening to a lot of podcasts lately, among them Slate’s Double X Gabfest. In a recent podcast they discussed the concept of the “basic bitch.” Immediately I thought of Kreayshawn’s 2011 hit, “Gucci Gucci” which proclaims “Gucci Gucci Fendi Vendi Prada: basic bitches wear that shit so I don’t even bother.” At one point in the show one of the hosts declared she wanted a remix of that song, and I am here to supply. How can I resist when Party Ben’s remix is so damn good? The hosts discussed basic bitches as compared to hipsters. They seem to me to be perfect binary opposites. Both groups are lashing out at the presumptions they expect from their counterpart. The basic bitch thinks the hipster is uppity for not following social conventions (I gave a perfect example of this in my first article on hipsters, sourced...

Final Janis Joplin Interview, Animated (Five-Minute Video)

By on Mar 30, 2014 in Culture, Feminism, Gotta Hear This Music, Politics | 1 comment

I just had to share this charming animated short of Janis Joplin’s final interview. It addresses some of the criticism she got from feminists of the time. She says, “You are what you settle for. You’re only as much as you settle for.” The full story behind the interview from four days before her death.

My New Favorite George Carlin Quote

By on Mar 5, 2014 in All, Culture, Humor |

  Watching George Carlin on YouTube and I caught this gem, now my new favorite Carlin quote, and I had to share it with you:   …followed up with “not every ejaculation deserves a name.” This whole nine minute segment is full of quotable...

Chuck Lorre, Please Don’t Stop

By on Nov 27, 2013 in Culture, Movies and TV, Politics | 1 comment

“I’m confused as to why a poorly designed web site means affordable health care is a bad idea.” Chuck Lorre pretty much sums it up. Also, I would by that children’s book about the leaf.