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This article tells women that they shouldn’t ever say “I love you” first. And then the author says “But I’m a Feminist, I’m only telling you this for your own good!” Sorry, Wendy Atterberry, your “feminist card” has been revoked.  This article, purporting to have women’s best interests in mind, actually robs them of their own agency; if the dude’s not up to the L-word, lose the dude, not your independence.  

This is a website that shows the definitions of words and then related words and so on and so on. Interesting, right? Until I looked up “Woman” and you find that a woman is “an adult female person, as opposed to a man: “the woman kept house while the man hunted.””  Sorry, ladies.  It’s in the definition.  And you can’t argue with the dictionary!!

White males win again.  No surprise there. Even though I tried to do my part for Barbados.

While we’re on the topic of end-of-year lists, here’s the Top Ten Box Office movies of 2008. Yay that Wall-E is #5! What does this say about American movie-goers?
Numbers 11 and 12 are Sex and the City: The Movie and Mamma Mia!– women have proven they have some box office muscle. Let’s hope 2009 gives us more and better options.

I will end by proclaiming my undying love for everything that Tina Fey touches: 30 Rock and Mean Girls being 2 of the greatest things. Ever. Fey was on the cover of Vanity Fair this month– photographed by Annie Leibovitz and interviewed by Maureen Dowd. Me-yow. THREE powerhouse women and I’m swooning. My biggest criticism is that Dowd spent too much time quoting and interviewing Fey’s husband; how many articles reviewing Jay-Z spend 1/2 the time interviewing Beyonce? But I didn’t let that taint an otherwise stellar article about the woman who is the sex symbol for people who can read without moving their lips. Read the full article here. Debra Dickerson responds on the Riff and hits spot-on the things that bothered me underneath it all. But I don’t want to bitch too much because it’s Tina Fey and she’s my heroine. Fuck you, Christopher Hitchens. Women ARE Funny.

long time no link

yes, yes, yes. mayhem has let BTW fall to the wayside. she’s been rather busy, i’ll have you know, what with procuring herself a full time job in teh sitee. the rumors are true, she has become a cubicler. but on the plus side they sent her to DC for a glorious reunion with spitfire. so said job is not so bad, it just tends to keep her from blogging. or staying awake past 10.

shall we do a little linking??
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won’t you take me to linkytown (8/10-8/16)

After a brief absence, the weekly link post is back! Like I said earlier, I’ve been a bit preoccupied and for that I apologize. (It’s summer, come on…) How are (are?) people getting along reading Pope Joan? I’ve been reading like a fiend, and I’m looking forward to a discussion. Here’s a few stories from the past few weeks, after the jump.

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link him like a lollypop should be linked (6/20-6/26)

yet another heat wave in new york city has caused this gal to stay indoors all day reading books and watching old episodes of LOST. not that this is a bad thing, mind you, i only wish i were the proud owner of a backyard and a slip-n-slide. alas, for now i’m content to sip my glass of wine and share a few links with you. it’s going to be a doozy of a bloggeriffic week–we plan to unveil the new reading group book, we have a guest blogger to share her sage wisdom, and as usual we’ll keep up with the snarky posts that i hope you’ve come to love. so pop back often this week, but as for now…linkage onwards…

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newsy links– and that’s newsy not newsie

I’m not sassy today, i’m angry. news can be so depressing…

This is why I don’t support making Gardasil a required vaccination for young girls.

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come on baby, do the link-o-motion (6/29-7/5)

a bit behind in the weekly link post, apologies abound. i don’t have too much to share this week, mostly because i’m absolutely knackered and want to head to bed. so i hope you all comment with links you’ve been stumbling upon! we’ll be starting female chauvinist pigs discussions soon, so make sure to check this site throughout the week!

linkage onward!

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we could be linkers! we can’t do that!! (6/22-6/28)

where the heck has june gone? it’s as though i blinked and summer is almost one-third done. and i have yet to attend a bbq or go to the beach! well, tonight i bring you this linkage update whilst watching eagle vs. shark and eating fruit salad i purchased at the essex market. i’m in good spirits! linkage onward!

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