facebook
What would such a lovely, mild-mannered human have to do to get herself booted off the universe’s premier online social networking website!?
in

Apr 2, 2014 at 1:30pm | 129 comments

blogs
Many of my “old haunts” are sex blogs, and seeing some of my favorites go dark over the years has made me as wistful as others might be if they found out that their favorite, childhood roller rink burned down.
in

Mar 17, 2014 at 2:30pm | 29 comments

hate reads
Or why I don't believe you when you say you don't hate-read. Come on -- we all do it, don't we? (You might even do it here.)
livejournal
Aw, remember LiveJournal? I still go back to check on old friends, though it feels like visiting a ghost town (and confronting unpleasant former versions of myself can be ... unpleasant).
the frisky
Don’t get me wrong -- I (mostly) support guidelines for Internet communities, such as ones that minimize things like underage porn and hate speech. But few social media sites have guidelines that are clear, consistent, and nuanced enough to deal with all variations of expression.
clutch magazine
Black women are often under-and-misrepresented in traditional media, but digital platforms have provided space for women of color to counter mainstream media narratives. There are hundreds of blogs created by and for black women, but some of the best are left unread.
mra
So what now? I guess I’m supposed to be filled with regret over my barren womb and spinster future?
branding
Don't read what they say about you. Count the column inches. Cuba Gooding Jr. told me that once. SHOW ME THE MONEY!
branding
So you registered a Tumblr and Twitter with your unique handle? Great. Let's keep building your empire.
in

Mar 14, 2013 at 10:00am | 96 comments

branding
ihtm contest
Almost overnight, I was one of those "blog stars" -- and since it was 2006, that was still a new and distinctive thing to be. It didn't last.
blogs
I'm now a stay-at-home mom to a squealing, pants-pooping little freelance career.
blogs
My Tumblr is full of fat girls! Yay. Yay?
in

Oct 10, 2011 at 4:00pm | 0 comments