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My Monomania: Nathan Bell
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My Monomania: Nathan Bell

I was an accomplished and un-coachable athlete and a poor photographer. I didn’t have enough patience with myself to write short stories or novels, so I became a songwriter. Continue reading

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[FILM] Miss Representation: How Women Are Constructed And Deconstructed By The Media
Cinema / Feminism / Society & Culture / Staff Picks

[FILM] Miss Representation: How Women Are Constructed And Deconstructed By The Media

The 2011 documentary directed and co-written by Jennifer Siebel Newson reveals the alarming landscape of American media in which women are consistently dehumanized and rendered objects prized for their physicality and little more. In a reactionary time with women’s rights constantly under attack and underrepresentation in government positions, this film provides shocking statistics and evidence … Continue reading

Becoming A Caretaker: An Imperfect (But Not Entirely Terrible) Guide
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Becoming A Caretaker: An Imperfect (But Not Entirely Terrible) Guide

Becoming a caretaker may not even involve your parents, you could find yourself caring for a friend, grandparent, or neighbor. You may be put into the role when you’re older, or you may find yourself in a situation similar to mine- unexpected and unprepared and relatively young. There are some valuable lessons to be learned through the experience, and a few key points to keep in mind. Continue reading

Sex, Drugs, Parents & Teens: What Isn’t Being Said <i>OR</i> Done (Ways You Can Actually Help Your Teen)
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Sex, Drugs, Parents & Teens: What Isn’t Being Said OR Done (Ways You Can Actually Help Your Teen)

By Anonymous ***The author of this post has asked to remain anonymous. While typically we publish anonymous posts in our Confessionals section, we respected the author’s wishes.*** When I was a kid, my mom, who was also my Girl Scout Troop leader, made sure I and my fellow scouts knew something about our developing bodies. … Continue reading

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Indie Radio DJ & Music Collector Danii Ruthless
Feminism / Sounds / Vintage

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Indie Radio DJ & Music Collector Danii Ruthless

Hot to the radio DJ scene, Danii Ruthless came prepared. Her extensive music collection and mega crush on indie lo-fi is just the tip of the iceberg. Danii doesn’t play around when it comes to vinyl or music preservation. Ever the sentimentalist, she shared with us some insight to the radio world. Plus, we took a glimpse at her musical taste buds through a scope of Top Fives (much love to Nick Hornby, you betcha). Continue reading