Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Feministing Rom Com Review: Valentine’s Day

TweetFor the last year, I’ve been watching and reviewing romantic comedies as a part of the Rom Com Review series. I’ve reviewed: Our Family Wedding, Date Night, Going the Distance, How Do You Know, Just Wright, Killers, Life As We Know It, Morning Glory, She’s Out of My League, The Back-Up Plan and The Bounty [...]
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UConn women’s basketball team breaks record for longest winning streak, and other thoughts on women and sports

TweetLast week the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team broke the record for longest winning streak in college basketball—men’s or women’s—by winning its 89th straight game. The Huskies’ coach, Geno Auriemma, noted that many male commentators dismissed his team’s achievement because it was women’s basketball—and only paid attention at all because they were chasing a [...]
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Julian Assange says “Sweden is the Saudi Arabia of feminism” and he is a victim of “revolutionary feminism”

TweetOh good. Julian Assange keeps talking. In a recent interview, he said he was bewildered by the sexual assault allegations against him. He sees himself a victim of radicalism: “Sweden is the Saudi Arabia of feminism,” he said. “I fell into a hornets’ nest of revolutionary feminism.” Honey, I wish Sweden was a nest of [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet Another singer, R&B and soul vocalist Teena Marie, died yesterday. A federal investigation continues in Kansas City on whether or not Dr. George Tiller’s assassination was part of a larger conspiracy. Amanda Marcotte and Moe Tkacik discuss the rape allegations against Julian Assange on Bloggingheads. Also, Assange has made a $1.3 million book deal, [...]
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Miracle on 22nd Street

TweetThis video has been everywhere the past few days, but in case you missed it during holiday time and because it’s just unbelievably beautiful, here it is again: (I haven’t been able to find a transcript for the video. If you do find one please feel free to post it in the comments.) The moment [...]
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