Tag Archives: feminist criticism

An Invitation to the Table

Emma Watson spoke at the UN General Headquarters yesterday. In her capacity as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador — a role to which she was appointed (invited?) in July — Watson was there to launch the HeForShe campaign, which describes itself … Continue reading

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Comedy on a Pedestal

One of the things I did accomplish over the weekend — though here, I’m defining the verb “to accomplish” very loosely — is clear some of the detritus off of the DVD player. Some of this was deleting things I’d … Continue reading

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Hate On, Haters

I’m gon be who I be And I don’t feel no faults For all the lies that you bought You can try as you may Break me down when I say That it ain’t up to you Gon on do … Continue reading

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Not Flawless, but Feminist

I watched the first 20 minutes or so of last week’s VMAs on the night of the telecast, using the miracle of DVR-time-shifting to watch a small bit of the ceremony after the True Blood finale concluded. And even though … Continue reading

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The Games We Play

(a.k.a. Gaming the System, part 2.) There’s times when I feel as if, when writing my “flagrantly feminist” posts, that I’m veering uncomfortably close to dividing the world into two teams: men as the “black hats,” the villains, the aggressors, … Continue reading

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Gaming the System

I’m not really a gamer. At least, not as I understand the term. Yes, I spend way too much time playing iPad games, but it’s all amateur hour stuff: endless runners, connect-3 games, nostalgia favorites like Tetris. That kind of … Continue reading

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