Feminist Friday: The Snow Queen

March 28, 2014 12:00 pm6,989 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Every good chick flick needs a makeover … right? If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past few months, chances are you’ve probably seen (maybe several times) or have at least heard of Disney’s newest extravaganza Frozen. The movie is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow […]

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Feminist Friday: How To Be a Lady

March 21, 2014 5:00 pm9 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

People like to think of feminists as seething, raging women who believe that we should just reproduce asexually and get rid of men altogether. Feminists are generally regarded as a nuisance because we question what most people never even think about. Some feminists do fall directly into this negative stereotype, […]

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Midnight Buds and Frozen Bugs

March 17, 2014 11:59 pm9 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

“One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from anxious dreams, he discovered that in his bed he had been changed into a monstrous bug…” ― Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis   The Famous & the Sleepless: Groucho Marx The infamous dry wit of Groucho Marx is well known through his […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: Minor League Phillies to Keep an Eye On, Part Three

9:00 pm11 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Jim Murphy – 1B How many minor league baseball players can you name who have sold raffle tickets for a fan to win their car? Probably none, right? Well, now you can name one: Jim Murphy. The Reading Fightin’ Phils first baseman allowed the Fightins to sell tickets to fans […]

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Happy News #5 – It’s Cold, Bee Kind to Bees, and Octopus Penises

7:00 pm5 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Happy News So we’ve been having some pretty strange weather lately.  Even a sweater weather lover like myself is 306% done with this snow!  And right now, it’s even worse than snow!  It’s nasty, mushy, cold, grayish crap covering all the outdoor surfaces!  Weirdly enough, this winter we have had […]

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The Bling Ring: A Guide to Jewelry

5:00 pm31 comments
Photo: Melanie Martin

I have never been much of a jewelry lover. Whether it’s the tangles of necklaces or the clasps of bracelets, I have found jewelry to be more trouble than it’s worth. However, as I grew into an adult, my appreciation for jewelry has grown as well. I have always loved […]

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