Examining the Word Choice of Print Media in the Wake of Ferguson


Something interesting has been happening in the Midwest this week, and depending on which newspaper you pick up with your morning coffee you might think it involves beleaguered law enforcement heroically facing aimlessly angry mobs intent on destroying everything in their path, or you might think a town… » 8/14/14 3:51pm 8/14/14 3:51pm

Interlude - Mocking Someone Other Than the MRA's

I know the few people reading this are hoping I'd have Part III of the MRA thing done by now - don't worry, it'll be coming soon (I have 7 hours of car travel coming up this weekend, so I expect to have plenty of time to get some serious mockery done). But tonight, my wonderful girlfriend showed me something so… » 4/19/13 12:31am 4/19/13 12:31am

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being a Feminist

In 11th Grade, I was hanging out in a teacher's room during a free period with the teacher and a couple other students, and the conversation turned to feminism. While I was never in one of this teacher's classes, I liked her very much and had a good relationship with her. She was (and, I assume, still is) a pretty… » 4/09/13 9:16pm 4/09/13 9:16pm