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Oprah and Sarah Palin


So apparently the Florida Federation of Republican Women has launched a boycott against Oprah's TV show and magazine because of her refusal to invite Sarah Palin onto her show until after the election. Now, I'm not the biggest fan of Oprah, and frankly, I find it incredibly difficult to remain tuned in to electoral campaigns. But I don't have to agree with everything she does...

A shining example of why Fox News and US Weekly suck


… in handy video form!

Not that I expect Fox News to be anything but offensive – or US Weekly for that matter – but holy shit. Sometimes it boggles my mind to realize that people like this actually exist.

(Thanks to Emily for the heads-up.)  

Palin fatigue

Y'all, I'm officially Sarah Palined out. My Google alerts have been seriously off the chain for the past two weeks, but it's getting to the point where I just can't face them every day. Yes, San Francisco Chronicle, I am aware that "Palin Candidacy Stokes Debate Among Women." No , Bonnie Chernin Rogoff, it's not Palin's "sudden popularity" that has feminists in a "snit." Yes, various religion...

Tanks for peace!

Bitch + make/shift at the Echo Park Film Center

If you live in Los Angeles, please join the Make/shift Collective, me, and lots of others for a film/video screening followed by a participatory discussion about contemporary feminisms, privilege, power, difference, and so much more...

When: Thursday, September 25, 8pm-10pm

Where:  Echo Park Film Center, 1200 N Alvarado St. (at Sunset)

Please spread the word; it's going to...

And speaking of t-shirts

H/T to Samhita at feministing...

Big news in the world of hipster clothing: American Apparel launches new "Afrika" collection!

(If you're unfamiliar with the shadiness that is American Apparel, go here, and here.  Or here, or here... I'm sure there are many, many more.) 


When people start making their own campaign shirts, things get plain scary.

I just can't resist having a little design critique of the various shirts found on Café Press.

New call for submissions and theme list posted!

Some of you have been asking when we're going to post the list of themes for upcoming issues — we know the call for Noir submissions was starting to get a little sad-looking there, all by its lonesome. Well, ask no more: The new themes are now posted in the Contributor's Guidelines section — so come on and make with those submissions! We'll be waiting...

Because apparently corn syrup needs defending

This one, too…