and by F-word, I mean Feminism.
Which is my word of the day, seeing as I spent most of it either learning how to upload websites or researching iatrogenic women’s health issues for my baby-thesis.
Book Rec. Flow: The Cultural Story of Menstruation. You know you want to read it. You know you do. Where did the word “period” come from anyway? Also, uses the phrase “mass deflowering,” something I will have to incorporate into my speech and writing more often.
DIY hack, again. For big wall quotes in up-front-letters:
With only three items (not counting painter’s tape)! Is it time to have a wall of smutty Arthur Rimbaud poems? I think so…Alternatively, you could always go with the classic Beatles lyrics, or something trite like Shakespeare. I wonder if you could do this with a sheet tacked on a frame (or just a really big canvas) so as to reduce overall weight of the piece? Hmm.
So apparently orca whales have different orca-subcultures. Like, the vegetarian and carnivorous orcas, who don’t interact as cohesive pods. (The anthropology major inside just did a happy wiggle…imagine getting to work with whales with my degree). This blog asks the (natural?) question: if whales have diverse cultures, can we make a stab at an endangered species-culture law? Also, wondering if pandas have subcultures as well, but that’s just because of pictures like this:
Oh, Buster Keaton. Usually I don’t like old movies, but his series of shorts made my day. (The newly converted are the most evangelical).