Is This Feminist?

Sweet Jesus is this funny….

via Is This Feminist?.

This woman is doing laundry. IS THIS FEMINIST?

No. As much as we admire the expression of real and legitimate anger, stemming from an unequal and sexist burden of housework based upon normative gender roles, we still can’t endorse just shoving the camera guy into the machine. PROBLEMATIC.

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Overheard in New York

I’ve mentioned the site “Overheard in New York” recently because I added it to my regular site reads not long ago… but it definitely deserves to get mentioned again. It is regular postings of conversations that people overhear, and it it so zen. When I’m stressed out, I go to my feed reader and page through the posts on this site, and it is so relaxing. You can’t imagine how funny and truly strange people can be until you read this site regularly.

Unfortunately, the site itself has a pretty crummy and unreadable design. But really, read this post, entitled “Wednesday One-liners Rx.” I almost spit out my beer. But I didn’t of course, because beer is a precious substance, you know.

And then there’s this:

Guy #1: My iPod called me a homo this morning.
Guy #2: What?
Guy #1: I had it on shuffle and it played a nonstop string of Rent, Oklahoma, Barbara Streisand, Donna Summer and, best of all, Annie: The Musical.
Guy #2: Wow, you said, “Best of all, Annie.” That’s amazingly gay.
–34th between 7th & 8th

Really, who has Annie on their iPod?

And then there’s the post about King Kong, the documentary.

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