Book Review: “Bad Feminist: Essays,” by Roxane Gay

How often do you read a collection of essays?  For me, not very often.  Well, except for the usual school assignments, which are bound to contain an essay or two.  Over the past two weeks or so, I have been reading Bad Feminist and it is great! Bad Feminist was written by Roxane Gay and is a collection … More Book Review: “Bad Feminist: Essays,” by Roxane Gay

Book Review: Apocalypse Baby by Virginie Despententes

Virginie Despentes is probably most widely known for her controversial novel (and film) Baise-Moi (translation: Rape Me), a revenge story.  She also wrote the novel King Kong Theory.  Now, for her third book: Apocalypse Baby. Published by the Feminist Press at CUNY, this novel first came out on April 14th of this year.  As a fictional mystery novel, … More Book Review: Apocalypse Baby by Virginie Despententes

Texas A&M: Don Kelly Collection of Gay Literature Exhibit

One of my classes was cancelled today, so rather than going home immediately after my previous class just to go home and watch TV, I went to one of the libraries on-campus and checked out this exhibit I’ve been wanting to take a peek at for a while. This exhibit, entitled Lives. Liberation. Love., is located … More Texas A&M: Don Kelly Collection of Gay Literature Exhibit

Experiment Time: Vegan Alternative to the “Normal” Acne Care Routine

For those of you who aren’t familiar with the background on medication, it is often tested on animals.  Because of this, you couldn’t count over-the-counter or prescription acne medication as being vegan.  You will often have to contact thecompany directly in order to find out if a) they test on animals and b) if there … More Experiment Time: Vegan Alternative to the “Normal” Acne Care Routine

Album Review: Sleater-Kinney’s “No Cities to Love”

For those of you who aren’t familiar with Sleater-Kinney, they are a band from the Pacific Northwest, whom are associated with the Riot Grrrl movement in the ’90s.  The members of Sleater-Kinney include Carrie Brownstien, Janet Weiss, and Corin Tucker who are signed to Sub Pop Records, a Seattle based company.  The group hadn’t put out … More Album Review: Sleater-Kinney’s “No Cities to Love”