Category: Rants

Sell Me Something! (I’m a Sucker Now. I’ll Buy It).

I don’t mean to brag, OK, but I know my way around the internet. Although I’m a Gen Xer, I was born right at the tail end of that slot (you know the one! It was the part of the generation where there was a dotcom bust just as we...

The Madonna-Whore Dichotomy is Still Real – and I’m So Over It

When I cheated on my husband, I also cheated on my family. I treated those blameless, beloved people extremely badly, either overtly or by negligent and selfish default. I have never hidden from that at all. The fact that I was given any chance at all to repair these relationships...

The “Mother of Feminism” Finally Got a Statue! …oh.

Mary Wollstonecraft, “The Mother of Feminism”, is someone we don’t hear enough about. She died before she was forty but in her short life, she wrote a seminal feminist book (A Vindication of the Rights of Woman), set up a boarding school, became one of the first women to make...