Gimbling in the Wabe – It’s On Us

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Poor Emma Watson! She shows some skin in a fashion photo shoot – yes, decidedly evocative skin- and suddenly she’s being slut shamed and screeched at and labeled a false feminist. Thank heaven she’s not backing down. Thank heaven she’s being candid and honest in her reaction. While others may gnash their teeth and rend [….]

Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson

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Yes, Chef: A Memoir Marcus Samuelsson Random House First Edition: June 26, 2012 ISBN 978-0-385-34260-5 —♦— I’m not a fan of cooking shows, where a chef walks you through the steps of making a really good dish.  Maybe it’s because I’m a pretty pitiful cook and no amount of display, discourse or demonstration is going [….]

Living Long and Prospering: A Response to “How to Read a Racist Book to Your Kids”

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You’ve heard it said that white people are fucking crazy. Having spent 22 years as a member of this decidedly unselective group, I can attest to that. And here’s one thing I’ve learned over the course of my short life: White people tend to get even crazier when they begin discussing the ways in which [….]