Archive for February, 2024

the woman in me, by britney spears

“If someone took my baby away from me, I would have done a lot more than get a haircut. I would have burned the city to the ground.”

wifedom, by anna funder

The horror is so persistent, it’s almost banal.

twenty years ago

i lunch with a mover and a shaker

saving time, by jenny odell

Cynicism and nihilism will make you dry up, like soil compacted by neglect and abuse. But soil holds the memory of life, and with some water and a garden fork, you might be able to bring it back. It helps to remember that you’re not alone. Look around. Is it really true that everyone sees time as money?

how to suppress women’s writing, by joanna russ

To act in a way that is both sexist and racist, to maintain one’s class privilege, it is only necessary to act in the customary, ordinary, usual, even polite manner.

we who are about to, by joanna russ

The old monks: “Sit in thy cell and thy cell will teach thee all things.” Helps if you’ve got a cell in the middle of downtown San Francisco.