Posts Tagged: I Mean

What Should We Call The Girls Who Like To Learn?

It is 2014, can we stop referring to women as "coeds"? I mean, the way things are going maybe we should just reserve that designation for men.


Non-Raping Man Merits Magazine Profile

Hey, they found that one guy who was accused of rape but wasn't a rapist and wrote a magazine story about him. (Totally justified sarcasm aside, it's still a fascinating story. But I mean!)


World's Most Magical Famous Person Is Making More People

The enchanting unicorn that is Penelope Cruz is doing the future a favor and procreating. In my mind she's basically Sarah Connor and her offspring will lead the resistance.


The Missing Episode of VH1’s "Tanning Of America": Ladies Make Noise!

All my women in the house love hip hop, and yet it does often seem that hip hop has trouble loving them back. Gangsta rap and corner boy narratives aside, even the most thoughtful, most nakedly vulnerable emcees will identify a woman—if not all women, in general—as the vessel of their frustrations and fatalism. Kanye West will punctuate his "black excellence" thesis and anti-capitalist invective with poignant misogyny. In 2014, Yeezus is state-of-the-art.

But enough about the boys.

Watching VH1's four-part Tanning of America documentary—a broadcast reconfiguration of rap executive Steve Stoute's book of the same name, published in 2011—you'd never guess that women listen to [...]


We Must Live in a World Where Quintin Cheeseborough Exists

Is "Quintin Cheeseborough" a real person!? I suppose this hater of the Los Angeles Times is. Apparently there are hundreds of Cheeseboroughs in the U.S. There's a Qaiyim R Cheeseborough in Virginia!


The Albany Unsubscribe

"The office of a New York state Senate leader has intervened in a political tussle over a uniquely contemporary problem: a barrage of unwanted emails from a listserv. New York City Councilman Daniel Dromm said in letters to Senate Coalition Co-leaders Jeff Klein and Dean Skelos, and Senate Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, that an email newsletter from Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr. was 'harassing' him. Mr. Dromm said Mr. Diaz ignored more than 10 requests to stop sending him the senator's email newsletter, and is intending to 'vex' him with views in the emails that Mr. Dromm said are bigoted against gay people…. A spokesman for Ms. Stewart-Cousins said a [...]


"A Group Of Ducks Is Blown Away By The Wind"