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Bossypants’s racial blunders slipping under the radar

Enthusiastic reviews–both cynical and laudatory–of Tina Fey’s memoir, Bossypants, have come to feminist blogs in droves these past couple months. Many feminist bloggers have been hard at work, criticizing Fey for not committing to any one stance surrounding feminism, defending … Continue reading

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The latest on Yale’s rape-chanting DKE boys

Yesterday, Lisa W. Foderaro wrote in the New York Times that Yale administration has resolved to suspend their Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity chapter from participating in activities and communication restricted to campus-recognized organizations for five years. The punishment comes from … Continue reading

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Melanie and Me

“Brand New Key,” as you may already know, is borrowed from a song by Melanie Safka, a phenomenal Woodstock veteran and folk artist. This particular song of hers was banned by a number of radio stations, because critics suspected that lines … Continue reading

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