books
Here’s why I think Harry would’ve ultimately made a better match for Hermione.
language
I believe very strongly that language is a living, responsive thing. We are constantly developing news ways of expressing things because we are thinking of new things, conceiving of new possibilities.
in

Nov 25, 2013 at 12:00pm | 311 comments

unpopular opinion
Here's a radical idea: instead of creating one new female character out of whole cloth, why not just change the gender of half of the existing characters?
tea
seems legit
I admit it: I faked every single enthusiastic Bloody Mary experience in middle school. Sorry everyone.
in

Aug 4, 2014 at 9:00am | 100 comments

comics
We find ourselves in truly spectacular times in the comic world, and I would hate for anyone to miss out on some of these books just because their medium carries unpleasant associations of pawing ineffectually at a pile of "Aquamans."
in

May 29, 2014 at 5:00pm | 90 comments

comics
Archie dead, zombies everywhere, Game of Thrones-style siblings, and Lena Dunham? Archie comics are kinda different than I remember them.
in

Apr 10, 2014 at 5:00pm | 71 comments

by women for women
books
Author John Scalzi has called this book a NERDGASM and I think that's the perfect summary.
in

Aug 19, 2011 at 12:02pm | 0 comments

crafts
How do you expect to brag like a jerk about how much work you put into your holiday gifts if you don't start crafting them NOW?!
jury duty
Why I have trouble hating on my civic obligation.
in

Nov 23, 2011 at 10:00am | 0 comments

books
Literary obsession is a lot like social engagement, only it’s more consuming and energizing and it takes place inside your head where you don’t have to deal with human people at all.
arrrr!
The story of a woman and her love for a website that she can't get to right now.