Feminism and Children’s Books

I watched a few Facebook feeds explode the other day, and I kept thinking “Is this really happening .. in 2013?” The subject was feminism. Do you have to be a feminist if you are a woman?If you are a woman and you don’t want to be a feminist, are you a bad woman?If youContinue reading “Feminism and Children’s Books”

The Blame Game: Facebook Edition!

You know what’s stupid? Blaming the wrong thing for your problems. No, I’m not talking about blaming McDonald’s because you are overweight or blaming gun owners for one idiot’s rampage (although sure, those fit the rant but others have already blathered on and on about them). I’m talking about Facebook. First we have this articleContinue reading “The Blame Game: Facebook Edition!”

Anne of Green Gables New Cover Art FAIL

Oh Good Grief. Longtime blog readers might remember this piece I wrote eons ago when the Sweet Valley High books were re-released. Yeah I had issues with the changes, but I had a bigger problem with the idea of the art itself being changed no mater how or why. (The books are a form ofContinue reading “Anne of Green Gables New Cover Art FAIL”

Burn Baby Burn!

also posted on the GCV blogHad to share… We talked last week about corporations that are advocating for LGBT equality.. and mentioned General Mills. You know, the company that makes Cheerios. (yum) Well… this man, apparently, decided to protest General Mills and their stance on equality… by burning a box of Cheerios. Which, sure, isContinue reading “Burn Baby Burn!”

The "Lady" Survey

Sometimes I makeyoutube videso. Not often… some might say “not often enough” other would probably say “way too often” but whatever. Here is my latest: -note, I didn’t actually have a list of the questions, I had to jot them down while watching Unseldomdrastic’s video response… but afterwards I got a list… so if my answers aren’t right onContinue reading “The "Lady" Survey”

JC Penny’s and the Gay Dad Ad

The copy reads: “What makes Dad so cool? He’s the swim coach, tent maker, best friend, bike fixer and hug giver — all rolled into one. Or two. Real-life dads, Todd Koch and Cooper Smith with their children Claire and Mason.” You can almost hear the sound of one million bigoted moms cringing in unison. I loveContinue reading “JC Penny’s and the Gay Dad Ad”