“Reddington says that L.A. has an urgent need for more kitten fosters. Every time someone fosters a litter of kittens, rescues and shelters have room to save more (and euthanize less). “Reddington started her kitten program two years ago, basing it out of the shelters in Baldwin Hills and Downey, which have the highest stray […]
“As for formal meetings, while men have abandoned the tie, many women feel obliged to wear high heels. These give some women a sense of empowerment and femininity (not to mention extra height). But in health terms, heels can seem like the Western equivalent of the ancient Chinese practice of foot-binding: bad for women’s feet, […]
“Turning an office into a prison, with inmates allowed home for the evenings, does nothing for creativity that is increasingly demanded of office workers as routine tasks are automated. To be productive you need presence of mind, not being present in the flesh.” The joy of absence. How some companies fight the curse of presenteeism, […]
“Mark used to insist that Facebook was just a “social utility,” a neutral platform for people to communicate what they wished. Now he recognizes that Facebook is both a platform and a publisher and that it is inevitably making decisions about values. The company’s own lawyers have argued in court that Facebook is a publisher […]
Is this the first same sex kiss in a syndicated comic? Well done, Brooke, well done indeed. If not, how’d I miss the first one?
Transmission et Mythologie dans le Graffiti, by Joelle Le Saux (merci mille fois, Mathieu Julien) bRoken, Sluggy Freelance 19, by Pete Abrams Selected Poems, Edna St. Vincent Millay Du Contrat Social, Jean Jacques Rousseau The Social Contract, Jean Jacques Rousseau (trans C Betts) On Jean Jacques Rousseau, eds J Butler FM Dolan Interpreting the French […]
Y’know, I’m as happy as anyone that these two are finally expressing their love, but yow! Do we get diagrams next? Mayerson Service Announcement: All the Mayerson action is moving to this website, please change your bookmarks if you still use them. Thanks!
“Besides, there is mounting evidence that the act of writing may deepen understanding in itself. In a book accompanying the BL exhibition, Angela Webb, a psychologist, surveys recent research that compares students’ handwritten assignments with typed and oral reports on the same subject. Most of the data “found overwhelmingly in favour of handwriting as the […]
Mayerson began writing Electricland with a provocative theme: women terrorists–ones who are at post-menopausal age–fight against the way American society treats women. She begins with, “There is nothing more dangerous than a woman with nothing to lose.” Lyn Jensen “Electricland” is published by the Wapshott Press, now a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Please visit www.WapshottPress.org for more […]
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