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There's a "Hitting Girls Is Cool" Page on Facebook

Check it out. Here is John Krautzner’s–he’s the creator and self-styled “Alpha Male” on the page–post called “Reasons to Hit Girls:” There are many reasons to hit girls. First of all, it keeps those bitches in line. If a girl … Continue reading

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My fruitless search for the best twitter/facebook client

Here’s what I want: A program which will keep track of both my twitter feed and my facebook feed, with pop-up notifications to let me know when one of my friends posts something new. And that pop-up should have useful … Continue reading

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ABW and FaceBook, Round 2

So something weird happened to the first ABW FaceBook page. Not a clue, and I didn’t have the energy to worry about it at the time (layoffs, life upheavals, you know the drill).  A second ABW FaceBook page has is now live and is more stable. I know a bunch of people became fans before… […] Continue reading

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Facebook photos

I’m not really keen on having photos of myself on facebook and flicker accounts. As in, I’d greatly prefer that people didn’t take photos at parties and such and then post the ones of me publicly, without permission, tagged with … Continue reading

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Open Thread And Link Farm: The Dress Is Bigger On The Inside Edition

I think that’s the best Tardis dress I’ve ever seen. (I don’t know the name of the cosplayer, but her Facebook page is here.) (UPDATE: Her name is Sasha Trabane, and thanks to Daran for finding that.) Safe Space For … Continue reading

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Running a Literary Reading Series and the Politics of Inclusion

This post has a very specific purpose: to ask those who might be interested to offer feedback on the draft vision statement that appears at the end. The statement is for a small literary reading series called First Tuesdays that I … Continue reading

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On being better-liked after losing weight

An “Ask Polly” reader describes a conversation with her friend who lost 125 pounds dieting… He then went into lawyer mode, showing me Facebook posts from his heavy days and now; the same clever Facebook status that had gotten 30 … Continue reading

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Violent Rape Threats Are An Infringement On Free Speech

Bellechere, a professional costumer and popular cosplayer, has posted that she won’t be attending New York Comic Con, despite having a pass. A man who didn’t like me saying that I cosplay for myself, not for other people, threatened extreme … Continue reading

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Dear The Stranger, Free Speech Is A Thing (UPDATED)

Dear The Stranger, Free Speech is a thing – even for off-duty cops. Unless you have real evidence that this person is letting his politics interfere with his work, or spending time on Facebook when he’s on the public clock, … Continue reading

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Female Comic Book Store Employee Fired After Complaining About Rape Jokes

Ick. What a horrible situation. And if the information we have now is accurate – and obviously, it’s possible we don’t have the complete story – it so needlessly escalated. (Bleeding Cool has a bunch of the tweets, mostly from … Continue reading

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