A Reflection on Stupid Girls

When I was just a baby feminist, way back about half way through high school – as I was realizing dudes being in charge of everything wasn’t really suiting my needs or happiness – P!nk was my girl. Her bright pink hair, crop tops, and loud, angry demeanor synced right up with the internal rebellion I felt at the time, and gave me an outlet for an external rebellion I didn’t

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Feminism, Space Exploration, and Lana del Rey

Just before the release of her new album, Ultraviolence, Lana del Rey came under fire for an interview she did with FADER Magazine. In the interview, del Rey claims to not be a feminist by stating, “For me, the issue of feminism is just not an interesting concept…I’m more interested in, you know, SpaceX and Tesla, what’s going to happen with our intergalactic possibilities.” She then, like many other female

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Jenny Lewis And The Art Of Empowering Sad Girls

If I wasn’t proud of anything else about me, I’d still be proud of my musical tastes. I was reflecting the other day on how many people I can attribute my musical education to, and how spot on each of them was in exposing me to their own individual tastes. My grandparents shared with me beautiful classical arias and operas and equally as beautiful Big Band and jazz music –

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On Robin Thicke and All Things Stalker-ish

Ladies and Gentlemen, he’s done it again! Singer/songwriter Robin Thicke has written and released a song/video combination that is sure to send chills down your spine. Rest assured that those chills are not inspired by the thrill of romance — no! They’re chills of disgust and fear for both my safety and the safety of other women that may be going through a messy break-up. “Why?” You ask. Given the

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