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Monthly Archive: May 2007

May 09 2007

Not Everything Means Something: Virginia Tech

Remember how, when the Virginia Tech shootings happened, I didn’t want to say anything right away except “my deepest sympathy goes out to the families and friends of the victims”? I didn’t want to rush to judgment about what happened and why? A couple of weeks ago, Jon Carroll wrote pretty much the thing I’ve …

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May 07 2007

Fingertips! Buffy the Vampire Slayer and They Might Be Giants

If you’re not a fan of both Buffy the Vampire Slayer and They Might Be Giants, this will probably make absolutely no sense to you at all. But if you are, you’re going to love it. A friend sent it to me: it’s called “21 Vidlets About Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” and it… well, just …

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May 06 2007

Ogle Therapy

I’ve been thinking a lot about this whole “how to maintain your sexual self-esteem when you’re a short, chubby, middle-aged woman” thing that I was talking about in The Aging Slut. It’s such a complicated circle — thinking that you’re hot and being confident in your hotness makes you hotter, thinking that you’re dumpy and …

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May 05 2007

Carnival of the Godless

Oh, before I forget: A shout-out and “thank you” to Carnival of the Godless — a long-running atheist blog carnival — for being so kind as to include me in Carnival of the Godless #65. There’s some really good godless writing in this carnival, and I’m very happy and honored to be included. And I …

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May 04 2007

Dancing Molecules: An Atheist Moment of Transcendence

I had this little “atheist/ naturalist moment of transcendence” recently, and I thought I should try to write a little bit about it. I’ve been realizing that I spend a fair amount of my time as an atheist writer talking about what I don’t believe in — why I don’t believe in religion, why it …

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May 02 2007

The Truth about 4/29: What “They” Don’t Want You to Know

This is serious, people. Really, really serious. Really. 4/29truth.com: A Campaign to Expose the Truth of 4/29 Spread the word, people! The so-called “media” is stonewalling this story. (We all know who THEY’RE controlled by, don’t we?) And be sure to read the comments — that’s where the REAL truth about this so-called “accident” starts …

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May 01 2007

Sex Crazed Sex Goddesses of Sex: Women Who Like Sex, and the Men Who Don’t Appreciate Them

Dan Savage (of the Savage Love sex advice column) did this very clever thing recently. He ran a column pretending to agree with the proposition that women across the board simply aren’t as interested in sex as men… and then waited for the letters to pour in, from legions of outraged women with high libidos …

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