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Announcement!

October 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

So… much… packing…. Hello, world! It’s been a while since I’ve posted on here, and I apologize for my absence! But I want to let you all know that my scarcity of late isn’t me neglecting you. It’s me making big changes. First of all, the website itself [...continue...]

Interview with Erica Schultz on Luna Luna!

November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

I sat down with the co-creator and writer of M3 and The Unauthorized Biography of Winston Churchill: A Documentary, and writer on Marvel's Revenge: The Secret Origin of Emily Thorne, to talk about making comics independently, as a woman. We also discussed baked goods, salmon, her co-creators, keeping all your e-mails on your phone, and lots more! [...continue...]

New York Comic Con: Post 2 — Boobs are OK, but not BOOBS

October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

What is it that makes the display of the female body for consumption permissible, so long as nipples and pubic hair are not specifically shown? Why is it that women's bodies can be sexual, so long as they're never shown actually having sex? Why can't we own our bodies and do what we want to with them, instead of having some artist or publisher or consumer tell us what's ok? [...continue...]

I Went to New York Comic Con, and All I Got Were These Observations

October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

I'd like to think this guy recognized me from my feminist blogging online persona, but something about his behavior makes me think he was just too much of a creep to enjoy taking permission-granted photos of cosplayers. I think he got a thrill out of taking unwitting, non-consensual photos of con attendees who weren't in costume. Because that's more of a thrill. I think I was one of them. I think I am creeped out. [...continue...]

Vignettes from the Solstice

June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

View from the Brooklyn side of the Williamsburg Bridge. If you look closely, near the base of Freedom Tower, you can see a gold sculpture of Audrey Munson on top of the municipal building. Look her up.   Sometimes, New York makes me insane with anger, feeling like everything I do is futile, [...continue...]

Scandal! Yawn!

July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

I was talking to my parents this weekend about the awesomeness of the upcoming New York City election season. I’ve never been this excited about local elections. It’s like the sex-scandal election season. The cock-and-balls caucus. The personal-is-political philosophy become flesh. To [...continue...]

Exhausted Post-Weekend Sex and Porn Thoughts

July 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

I’m exhausted. Here’s what I’ve got. Image by Andreas Heumann 1) Running away from everything remotely relating to sex or sexuality will not make them go away. It will just make you more uncomfortable with the world. 2) Living in New York has made me extremely impatient. Or maybe [...continue...]

Poetry Brothel at Figment NYC this Weekend! Wheeeee!

June 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The New York Poetry Brothel will be at Figment this weekend on Governor’s Island, lounging our finest whore wear! The festival is going to be aMAZing and full of collaborative (and free!) art for attendees to admire and help create, music, dancing, face-painting, and weirdness of all kinds! I [...continue...]
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