I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution

I’ve never been a huge TV watcher, but I definitely have always a roster of shows that I’ve dedicated myself to at any given time. I’m also in the NO SPOILERS EVER camp, so I tend to avoid television and movie reviews and stay off social media if a popular show — say, Game ofContinue reading “I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution”

Lean Out: The Struggle for Gender Equality in Tech and Start-Up Culture

I’m doing Book Riot’s Read Harder 2017 Challenge, and, once again, I’m doing it with a feminist bent. In putting together my feminist book recommendations, I came across a whole bunch of interesting titles that I probably never would have heard of otherwise. That’s how I stumbled across Elissa Shevinsky’s Lean Out: The Struggle for GenderContinue reading “Lean Out: The Struggle for Gender Equality in Tech and Start-Up Culture”

The Mother of All Questions

To say that Rebecca Solnit’s last collection of feminist essays was a success would be an understatement; Men Explain Things To Me was a national bestseller, and I’m hard-pressed to think of anyone in my feminist circles who hasn’t read at least one of the essays in the collection (namely, the title essay). So, I was delightedContinue reading “The Mother of All Questions”

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race

In 1963, James Baldwin published The Fire Next Time, a book about race in America. More than half a century later, Jesmyn Ward soberly reflects in her introduction, “It is as if we have reentered the past and are living in a second Nadir: It seems the rate of police killings now surpasses the rate ofContinue reading “The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race”