ninth annual holiday mix

I’m proud to announce that I’ve finally put the finishing touches on my ANNUAL HOLIDAY MIX! For those who may not know, this is like my holiday card; it’s my cheesy tradition that I do ever year where I let myself get sentimental.  I’ve been doing it since my senior year of high school, when […]

Mary Christmas

Thanks to Joie Rey ( for the photo! Happy (half-assed) Holidays, Mary!  I’ve been a bad little blogger lately, but I’ll add it to my list of New Year’s resolutions.  Here’s to more hot messes in 2010! My three favorite winter holiday songs after the jump:

Nothing Compares

Lately my Morning Song has been Nothing Compares 2 U — the Sinéad version.  I was brought back to it after reading Holcome Waller’s blog and listening to his gorgeous rendition.  It also made me think of the version that the Young@Heart choir sang (which sadly, I can’t find on the internet, but do mark […]

Stupak, single-issue segmentation, or solidarity

As usual, I’m frustrated.  I’m frustrated by the state of politics and equally frustrated by the state of activism.  I just read two articles on the Stupak amendment and the state of the feminist movement, and they both have me a little irked.  They’re both worth reading, but raise frustrating questions about the current state […]