Dietland; Or: FUCK YES!

Dietland; Or: FUCK YES!

I cannot *begin* to express my love for the wonder that is Dietland. It is a gleeful, triumphant, satisfying FUCK YOU to all the shit that makes a woman’s life small or stifling or treacherous. It is Angela Davis’s iconic fist in the air, with a middle finger proudly raised. It is righteously noncompliant. Dietland […]

Shrill; Or, [Eardrum-Shattering Squeals of Delight]

Shrill; Or, [Eardrum-Shattering Squeals of Delight]

IT’S FUCKING HERE! I have been waiting for this book to come out since the first moment I heard it might, maybe, be coming. It does not disappoint. Described alternatively as a collection of essays, or a memoir, it is both and neither. Each chapter is, in fact, an essay; a self-contained whole that could […]

Facing The Uncomfortable Reality That I Am Part of Rape Culture, Too

When all this Bill Cosby shit started┬áreally hitting the fan last week, I ignored it. Not the way a person ignores 99.99% of the stimulus encountered over the course of a day, because that’s how our brains make sense of the world, but in the way a person looks at her ringing cell phone, sees […]