Monthly Archives: April 2010

Book review: Whipping Girl

Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity, Julia Serano, 2007. After I ranted about “girly” not being an insult, my friend Enne said I ought to read this book, and they brought it over for … Continue reading

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Book review: The Persian Night

The Persian Night: Iran under the Khomeinist Revolution, Amir Taheri, 2009. Taheri is an expat Iranian living in London and Paris. He’s a journalist, and he edited a major newspaper in Iran until he left. He’s also significantly more conservative … Continue reading

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Dear Iceland Volcano:

Please stop erupting. Dear EU air control: Please open airports and allow transatlantic flights. I’m supposed to be flying to Germany in 11 days. There are very few flights leaving for Europe right now, and I have no idea if … Continue reading

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