It’s So Hard Loving You: Number 9 Problematic Songs By The Beatles

The Fab Four were and are my favorite non-classical artists from my adolescence on, 8-bar none (Cut me some slack; I was an orch dork). I’ll admit I was somewhat obsessive at times; I’d take my father’s CDs (and records, too, once I learned how to operate the turntable), fire up my sandalwood incense, and …

Something’s Weird and It Don’t Look Good: How To Talk Shit About the Ghostbusters 3 Trailer

Are you troubled by instances of sexist/racist bullshit on your social media feeds? Does opening your Twitter mentions fill you with a sense of dread? Have you or your family ever even dared to scroll down and read Youtube comments? More importantly: do you remember where you were when the trailer for Ghostbusters III dropped? …

It’s Actually About Ethics in Planetary Destruction: The Force Awakens as Allegory for Gamergate

There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? If you’re like me, you were crazy hype for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens from the time the first trailer came out. The amount of hype that I had for this movie surprised me because, while I enjoyed the previous Star Wars films (some …

Am I A Bad Feminist For Not Supporting Woman Candidates?

It’s the most frustrating tiiiiiime of the yeeeeeaar! That’s right, y’all: it’s yet another election cycle in the US! As a confirmed political junkie, I find myself entranced (and sometimes nauseated) by the grandstanding, hot air and pageantry that comes along with it. But as a feminist, the election cycle can be particularly depressing, because …

“The world would split open”: Reviewing ‘Poems From The Women’s Movement’

Do you care about poetry? If you said, “Yes,” while clutching your dogeared tomes of Byron earnestly to your chest, you’re adorable. Skip the next paragraph. If you said no, your experience of poetry has probably been something like this: you were probably forced to read Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride in 7th grade Language Arts, maybe analyzed …

On Being [A Woman On The Internet]

Alright, very first post! First of all, I would like to thank LadyJess for recruiting me, and I’m thrilled and excited to be a part of this site. (I would also like to back up Jess’ statements about boobs. My boobs have drafted college papers and constitutions for me before, so I have complete trust …