The Old Issue

Issue #46 | Spring 2010
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FOREVER YOUR GIRL: The Legacy of Helen Andelin’s Fascinating Womanhood | Holly Welker

HITTING THE SMALL TIME: Pop Culture’s Suddenly Full of Tweeniuses–But Why Are They All Boys? | Mindy Hung

PARENT TRAP: Why Mother’s and Father’s Day Still Aren’t Playing Their Cards Right | Erika L. Fricke

STATUS FOE: Aging and Anxiety on Social Networks | Rita Flórez

JUDGED JUDY: Judy Blume’s 40-Year Fight to Tell the Truth about Sex, Religion, and Turtles | Joanna Miller

JOY SCHTICK: Women and Optimism, by the Book | Eryn Loeb

HELL IS OLDER PEOPLE: Aging as the Ultimate Cinematic Horror | Alana Prochuk

WHEN THE CHIPS ARE DOWN: Anaïs Mitchell on Hadestown | Dominique Rossi


CONTROL WOMB: Are iPhone Apps the New Fertility Specialists? | Bree Kessler

KID GLOVES: A Q&A with The Queer Child Author Kathryn Bond Stockton | Audrey Bilger

COLOR COMMENTARY: On its 40th Birthday, Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye Still Resonates | Courtney Carliss Young

Love It/Shove It

Target Women: The Rise of the Sexist Media Stunt by Jessica Wakeman
Below the Beltway by Miriam Zoila Perez
Honor Role by Veronica I. Arreola
Sucker Punch by Joanna McNaney
Silver Foxy by Holly Grigg-Spall
Baby Got Throwback by Rhea Kennedy
Bitch In: Girls Gotta Run by Katie Haegele
Is This a VaJoke? by B. Helen Carnhoops




Every Goodbye Ain’t Gone by Joshunda Sanders
Patti Smith: Dream of Life by Rachel Fudge
My Every Single Thought by Andi Zeisler
Toronto Women’s Bookstore by Shaamini Yogaretnam
Fat Fancy by Kelsey Wallace
Wave Books by Brittany Dennison by Rachel Fudge
Good Asian Drivers by Shaamini Yogaretnam 
Des Ark by Elona E. Jones
Your 27-Year-old Yenta by Andi Zeisler
The Lonely Soldier: The Private War of Women Serving in Iraq by Shaamini Yogaretnam



The Professor and Other Writings (Terry Castle) by Rachel Fudge
The Black Body (Meri Nana-Ama Danquah, Ed.) by Joshunda Sanders
Mad, Bad and Sad: A History of Women and the Mind Doctors (Lisa Appignanesi) by Niki Papadopoulos
A Decade of Negative Thinking: Essays on Art, Politics, and Daily Life (Mira Schor) by Kathleen Rooney
Sex Appeal: Six Ethical Principles for the 21st Century (Paul Abramson) by Suzanne La Barre
The Wandora Unit (Jessy Randall) by Sandra Knauf
Ad Nauseam: A Survivor’s Guide to American Consumer Culture (Carrie McLaren and Jason Torchinsky, Eds.) by Keidra Chaney
The Nearest Exist May Be Behind You (S. Bear Bergman) by Cate Simpson
The Madame Curie Complex: The Hidden History of Women in Science (Julie Des Jardins) by Katura Reynolds
Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough (Lori Gottlieb) by Rachel Fudge
Boxing Shadows (W.K. Stratton with Anissa “The Assassin” Zamarron) by Andy Steiner
Blows to the Head: How Boxing Changed My Mind (Binnie Klein) by Andy Steiner
There She Goes: Feminist Film-Making and Beyond (Corinn Columpar and Sophie Mayer, Eds.) by Tammy Oler
Animal Magnetism: My Life with Creatures Great and Small (Rita Mae Brown) by Audrey Bilger
Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog: The Amazing Adventures of an Ordinary Woman (Lisa Scottoline) by Audrey Bilger
Angry Fat Girls: 5 Women, 500 Pounds, and a Year of Losing It… Again (Frances Kuffel) by Ellen Papazian
The Essential Wonder Woman Encyclopedia (Phil Jimenez and John Wells) by Jennifer K. Stuller


The Beaches of Agnes (Director: Agnes Varda) by Monica Nolan
Lioness (Directors: Meg McLagan and Daria Sommers) by Monica Nolan
Tea on the Axis of Evil (Director: Jean Marie Offenbacher) by Mandy Van Deven
Cat Ladies (Director: Christie Callan-Jones) by Rita Hao
Henna (Director: Saleh Karama) by Mandy Van Deven
Every F—ing Day of My Life (Director: Tommy Davis) by B. Helen Carnhoops
A Wink and a Smile: The Art of Burlesque (Director: Deirdre Allen Timmons) by Sara Reihani


Talking to You, Talking to Me (The Watson Twins) by Claire Ashton
Armonico Hewa (OOIOO) by Kimberly Chun
American Gong (Quasi) by Kelsey Wallace
The Long Afternoon of Earth (Caethua) by Kimberly Chun
Sainthood (Tegan and Sara) by Jim Burlingame
Ghost of Summer Suns (Ghost of Summer Suns) by Claire Ashton
Concrete Jungle (Nneka) by Kimberly Chun
Periphery (The Seven FIelds of Aphelion) by Kimberly Chun
Graphic as a Star (Josephine Foster) by Kimberly Chun
July Flame (Laura Veirs) by Kjerstin Johnson
Crayon Angel: A Tribute to the Music of Judee Sill (Various Artists) by Kimberly Chun
Things We Liked to Hold (Spider) by Claire Ashton
Grin (Bluevenus) by Jim Burlingame
Honeybee Girls (Shannon Wright) by Jim Burlingame

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