Twenty Best Tweets from September 2008

The list is rather arbitrary–I think I had well over a hundred tweets, and I whittled them down to the following. Micro-blogging has been my latest experiment, and I know that some of the creative energy I typically expend on Mind on Fire. I’m going to try to redirect some of that back over here, … [Read more…]

Spark: We Haven’t Linked to Cracked.com in a While

So here you go: “Orson Scott Card Wants YOU (To Rise Up Against The Gay Menace). Including such gems as To those to of you who haven’t read Ender’s Game by Orson Scott card, warning: two spoilers follow. Spoiler 1: Your childhood was incomplete. and You’ve spent your life imagining diverse races and cultures, and … [Read more…]

Home Again, Home Again

I’ve been taking unscheduled time off of MoF recently as I deal with trying to get ready for school and traveling to visit my dying father. I believe that I have successfully done both, which is good, since school starts tomorrow! But I have not forgotten you, faithful reader, and have a sleeveful of goodies … [Read more…]

“We are so blogging this!”

(overheard between a drunken John & a drunken xJane at last night’s Abney Park concert) Background: Yesterday, xJane was sitting around, slightly ill, and generally feeling sorry for herself. Whilst innocently watching Emmy consideration DVDs, she received a call from John, who asked if she was busy (she was not) and if she was interested … [Read more…]

Blogging for Choice 2008: Why It’s Important to Vote Pro-Choice

It’s that time of year again: time for me to co-opt John’s blog & flood it with links (hopefully) from feminists. Welcome, feminists! This year’s topic, and I’m really glad they give us topics, is Why It’s Important to Vote Pro-Choice. My response is that the personal is the political. It’s a tired feminist line … [Read more…]

keeping up my end of the bargain

I don’t really feel that I’ve been pulling my feminist weight around here recently (and that big long post about American Gladiators really rose from my husband’s comment; I expanded it because I wasn’t certain all our dear readers knew what AG was). And that really also means I’ve not been pulling my blogging weight … [Read more…]

Carnival Sunday!

You can gorge yourself on a smorgasbord of skeptical delights today!  Two blogging carnivals were posted yesterday: Humanist Symposium #13 – Cheesy Holiday Card Edition The 82nd Edition of the Carnival of the Godless I submitted Mind on Fire posts to each, and plan to participate in them from here on out.  In fact, Mind … [Read more…]