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Monthly Archive: October 2010

Oct 26 2010

My copy of Atheist's Guide to Christmas just arrived!

Nothing is going to wipe the grin off my face today – I’m published.:D My drawing of Atheist Barbie looks pretty snazzy too. Yes, technically my art has been published as well! Don’t forget you can enter my contest to win a free copy! Or if you’re feeling less creative, you can preorder here.

Oct 26 2010

Feminist blogging & putting atheists on a pedestal

You need thick skin to be a blogger – or really, to interact with people on the internet in general. The “Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory” sums up why pretty well. One way I keep my sanity is to not read the comments when people share my posts on sites like reddit, though sometimes I slip …

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Oct 25 2010

You know you're a grad student when…

Your foursquare page looks like this:

Oct 25 2010

Win a free copy of The Atheist's Guide to Christmas!

Usually I have a rule about No Christmas Stuff Before Thanksgiving, but I’m breaking it for this special occasion – the American edition of The Atheist’s Guide to Christmas is coming out next Tuesday, on November 2nd! It’s not just any godless book; I’m one of the 42* contributors! There will be a (hopefully) humorous …

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Oct 25 2010

I now have the right to bitch about politics

I’m registered to vote in Washington! Now I just need to figure out what crazies I need to avoid before filling in the bubbles. As my dad always says, “If you didn’t vote, you have no right to bitch.” And what’s a blogger good for if they can’t bitch? ;) (Also, it seems sort of …

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Oct 24 2010

Summing up the cultural difference between Seattle and Indiana

This morning I’m going to “Smut and Eggs,” a gathering of awesome people to watch gay porn while eating brunch. Then tonight I’m going to the gay bar by my house to sing karaoke with a guy who’s actually not gay, but just shares my appreciation for gay culture (aka fabulousness). And then next Friday …

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Oct 22 2010

A reminder on how to make women feel welcome

In light of my recent posts, I thought it would be good to redirect you to an older post I wrote: “Want more skeptical atheist women? Defend us.” Though I have an addendum. To all the ladies and guys who are incredibly annoyed by ignorant sexism: We need to stick together. I know it’s hard. …

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Oct 21 2010

This is why women don't come to atheist meetings pt. 2

Guy: They’re [aka my boobs] attractive. I mean she’s attractive.Me: … Guy 4: *very politely and respectfully asks me about my views about feminism and men participating it*Me: *has intelligent discussion with Guy 4 about feminism, describing the differences between first, second, and third wavers, and explaining that it’s called that partially due to history*Guy …

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Oct 21 2010

This is why women don't come to atheist meetings

Guy: *holds up phone like he’s taking a photo of me*Me: Uhhh… *moves aside* Are you taking a photo?Guy 2: No, he’s comparing you to your boobquake photo.Guy: *nods and grins* Nice. *shows another guy*Guy 3: Lookin’ goooood.Me: *blank stare*Guy 3: What? It’s not harassment since we’re not in a workplace.Me: >:/ This is right …

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Oct 21 2010

I don't get fashion

The clothing information from my photoshoot just went up. Holy crap. Strenesse cotton wrap top, $220; Pamela Robbins, 914-472-4033. Joe’s Jeans cotton blend jeans, $158; joesjeans.com. Old Navy synthetic ballet flats, $20; Old Navy. Her own necklace. Just to remind you, this is what that outfit looked like:$158 for a pair of jeans? $220 for …

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