Mar. 15th, 2012

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Lawmaker Suggests Beaten Ladies Remember the Good Times

Banana Butterscotch Pudding
: Pudding Katy made tonight
Disney, Bechdel and Reverse Bechdel
Women Fighters In Reasonable Armor
Why We Have to Go Back to a 40-Hour Work Week to Keep Our Sanity: One hundred fifty years of research proves that shorter work hours actually raise productivity and profits -- and overtime destroys them. So why do we still do this?
The Trouble with #StopKony
A ‘Queer’ Argument Against Marriage
Crossing a St Louis street that divides communities: doesn't really conclude, and some questionable Didionesque framing (but sloppier, Didion won't have let me notice), but interesting
Comment thread in response to a lot of people saying, when a gay man said he had some qualms about the gay marriage movement, OMG HDU!! INTERNALIZED HOMOPHOBIA/SELF-HATE!!!
When a Congressman Becomes a Lobbyist, He Gets a 1,452 Percent Raise (On Average)
Just the first frame of the best comics on the web. You decide if you want to read the rest.
Pinboard creator on the site and fandom: OMG SO WELL INFORMED AND LOVELY!! (via [ profile] innocentsmith)

"Fan culture is extremely collaborative, and its participants had rapidly taught one another how best to combine LiveJournal, Delicious and other sites into an network for sharing and discovery that, due to the social stigma of the hobby, remained under the radar even though it would have meant instant success for any entrepreneur sincerely willing to work with them. ...[Fanculture] reminds me a lot of what HyperCard was like in the nineties, right before its demise, when a large number of otherwise non-technical users had basically taught themselves to do elaborate programming with the tool, and were doing amazing things with it. Until, of course, Apple pulled the plug."


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