Monthly Archive: November, 2006

How to have reservations (aka The Political Post)

And it seemed as though in a little while the solution would be found, and then a new and glorious life would begin: and it was clear to both of them that the… Continue reading


Dear readers, By way of petitpoussin comes two swell links: First, theohzone: “I haven’t written in a long time. I mean really written. More and more, I can’t use this blog as an… Continue reading

From the archives: The Killers, Franz Ferdinand, and Modest Mouse

Since things are turning into a last chance Hegelian power drive over here, and I’m still woozy from the results of election night, I thought I’d just go ahead and re-print this little… Continue reading

Murakami’s Norwegian Wood, Postmodern Love, and Realistic Superpowers

(x-posted to The Valve) I’m nostalgic for conversations I had yesterday. I’ve begun reminiscing events before they even occur. I’m reminiscing this right now. I can’t go to the bar because I’ve already… Continue reading

Why “Bitch Ph.D” got it right

In my last post, I objected to “I Blame The Patriarchy” on the grounds that Twisty wasn’t presenting readers with a version of feminism that took into account the necessary solicitude between real… Continue reading

On Feminism and “I Blame The Patriarchy”

I really don’t want to fight a bunch of different battles when it comes to gender. I want to fight just one battle, for equality of the sexes. Which is why I’m sorry… Continue reading

More links

Dear readers, A couple of new links to peruse. First of all, there’s my friend Brandon, who has commented intelligently (and irritably) on several posts here. Like Terrible Beauty, he’s new to the… Continue reading

The Artist Type

Above his head hung an aura that revealed his powers like an angel’s halo, the mere sight of which would inspire awe in people for this superior being. Which is why it shocked… Continue reading