ALL LEATHER MUST BE BOILED: A proposed A Feast for... →
boiledleather: NB: This post is intended for people who have already read both books, as are its recommendations for the combined order. SPOILERS AHEAD. For a new-reader-friendly version, click here. The order: Prologue (Varamyr): ADWD 1 Prologue (Pate): AFFC 1 The Prophet (Aeron I): AFFC 2
But the one thing that nature lovers don’t ever seem to ask themselves is this:...– from “Why ‘Natural’ Often Means Bad for Women,” my latest at The Nation (via jessicavalenti) Qft
We’re fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.– Japanese Proverb (via thisisendless) ’s true
Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.– Lloyd Alexander (via nathanielstuart) QFT!
How Many Amalias, Karinas, and Savitas Must There... →
padaviya: For the past two weeks, women’s rights advocates in Nicaragua have been watching with sorrow and frustration as the news about Savita Halappanavar has been unfolding. Savita, an Indian national living in Ireland, died of septicemia following a miscarriage—a miscarriage that was undeniable and unpreventable, and yet doctors denied her appropriate medical treatment rather than end a...
My feelings about xmas, summed up in one photo
Ho Ho HUMBUG!! (via Scott Beale/Laughing Squid)
You are not the chosen one, September. Fairyland did not choose you—you chose...– The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making -Catherynne M. Valente (via erin-go-blog)
Hillary Clinton on Being Asked about Her Clothes
jessicavalenti: bostonreview: Interviewer: Okay. Which designers do you prefer? Hillary Clinton: What designers of clothes? Interviewer: Yes. Hillary Clinton: Would you ever ask a man that question? Interviewer: Probably not. Probably not. [Via UniteWomen.org; State.gov] Boom. Oh snap!