Auditory Memory Posts

November 14 / blog

So now I think I’m funny, apparently. It might be too soon, but if you don’t laugh, you’ll cry, right? 9. Count Olaf inspired the Gothic Archies to write an entire album about him, but Donald Trump has to do his own…

Read the PostCount Olaf Beats Donald Trump, Bigly

November 9 / blog

On this day after the US election, my Facebook feed is full of my friends’ grief. They’re not grieving about a candidate — not really. They are grieving because they have to look their crying children in the eyes and…

Read the PostPost-election: ‘My culture is punk rock’

November 6 / blog
October 14 / feminism

This week, I’ve read a few dozen of the thousands of stories of sexual harassment, sexual abuse, verbal assault, sexual assault and rape that women have shared in my Facebook feed, on Twitter and in essays broadcast online. I don’t…

Read the PostOn being safe from men

June 16 / 1990s

I’m not mad, I just had nuff’ of the ruff stuff Remember when Queen Latifah was a rapper only? You talk about flavor, I got enough flavor to make a grapefruit sweet Get old ladies jumpin’ out of their seats…

Read the PostTBT: Nuff of the Ruff Stuff

May 10 / 1990s
May 5 / 1980s
April 28 / blog

This post is reblogged from a post yesterday at Okey-Panky — my interview with the lovely writer and editor Alice Bolin. Earlier this year, we published Susanna Donato’s essay “Fast Food.” Today she answers a few questions for editor-at-large Alice Bolin.…

Read the PostFOUR QUESTIONS for Susanna Donato — Okey-Panky

April 22 / 1990s
April 19 / blog