Monthly Archives: February 2009

The Unsung Hero of Last Weekend

I was going to do the obligatory post-conference recap but really, other than to say I had got loads of lovely sleep, froze my ass off, ate way too much meat, had a lot of fun with my peeps from the “bad” table and beyond, met an awesomelicious new friend, enjoyed all the panels and [...]

Salma Hayek Breastfeeds African Baby

While being filmed by an ABC Nightline camera crew on a recent humanitarian mission in Sierra Leone, actress Salma Hayek breastfed the malnourished newborn baby of a woman unable to do so herself. How many kinds of awesome is that? If you’re feeling extra feisty, do what one commenter did and post this video on [...]

Social Responsibility

Awhile back I wrote about a movement of sorts to get Bratz doll books out of school-sanctioned book fairs and it was a post that really seemed to resonate, for better or worse, with a LOT of people. Rather than rehash the whole issue, you can read about it here if you’re not already familiar [...]

You Shouldn’t Taunt Crazy People

Oh. Mygod. I have to blog about this demented, idiotic woman that I encountered today, if only to be vindicated by the very smart and attractive people of the internet. I’ll try to keep it brief (although it bears repeating that brevity has never been my strong suit.) Okay, so I’m driving down a neighborhood [...]