Posts Tagged: sarah silverman

What to Read When You’re Fed Up with Men

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Alexandra Tweten shares a list to celebrate her new book, BYE FELIPE.

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Support the 7-inches for Planned Parenthood Project Today

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Don’t miss this new series of 7-inch records and digital downloads to benefit Planned Parenthood!

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Thunder, Thighs

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Over one third of the women in my survey had been called “Thunder Thighs” at some point in their life. Many were still haunted by this. None of them interpreted “thunder” to mean “power.

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Female Comedians: On Laughter and Stigma

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Some reviewers still draw a divide between the rules that apply to male comedians and their female counterparts, as seen in in Brian Lowry’s piece which criticizes Sarah Silverman for being “as dirty as the guys.” Ann Friedman of The Hairpin created a pie chart to draw attention to comedy’s troubled relation with gender. The […]

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Journal Highlight: Monkeybicycle Issue #6

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Short fiction is often spoken of in terms of genre, a genre of ephemeral writing that is erased from the mind as quickly as it was most likely written. But the fallacy in this is that genre presupposes a style and tendency. But short fiction doesn’t necessarily “tend” the way romance tends toward the quest, […]

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