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Even Rapunzel Cut Her Hair, Yo

February 26, 2010

I don’t claim to understand what it is, exactly, that makes girls girls and boys boys and women women and men men and whatever identities lay within and between these categories of gender, but I do think that I can say, with some authority, this: it’s not hair. Really, it’s not.

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CBS Hates Babies. Pass It On.

January 31, 2010

I don’t know about you, but I think that my child makes a far slicker Horatio Caine than does David Caruso, who, let’s face it, is a hack. But CBS doesn’t care if my baby is an undiscovered Horatio Cane-impersonating genius, because CBS hates babies. Canadian babies, mostly, but also just babies, as a class, [...]

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Halloween Gone Bad (Director’s Cut)

October 31, 2008

(Updated Sunday, November 2) What happens when you combine witch with fairy with barmaid with pimp: Behold, Evil TinkerWench. Which, you know, is sweet and everything, but if one is really going to make the most of Halloween, one really must get one’s children all done up is some sort of get-up that demonstrates a) [...]

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Britney and Me

September 12, 2007

I have long believed that, when it comes to discourse on celebrity and celebrities, no holds are barred. High-minded proclamations of the sort that insist that they’re people too, they deserve respect, privacy, etc, etc are, to my mind, entirely unconvincing: celebrities are not just like you and me, and they do not have an [...]

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