Archive for January, 2009

New blog to read, courtesy of controversy at Jezebel. I remember when I was that young and almost as feisty. I don’t agree with a lot of what she says, but I’m glad someone on the ‘tubes is holding it down for snarky brown women everywhere. Maybe you know about this already, but I’ve been […]

Okay. *Now* I’m freaking out.

It’s 4:42 am. I’ve been awake since 8:30. In the morning. Yesterday. It’s colder than a witch’s hoo-hah out here, so I’ve been holed up inside since Monday night, and I think I’m starting to crack, because I feel like I’ve spent, oh, 20 consecutive hours online looking at job listings in Chicago (nil-to-few, depending […]

Vixen is relaunching some time this year.

At least, that’s what the media job boards are saying. I’ll be interested in what the relaunched issue looks like. Same demo/model as before? Will it have aged along with its audience? Launching in this environment is brave. I hope it sticks this time around.

Whinge.

Full-on whingefest to commence in 3…2… So. Guitar. Let me tell you something: it hurts. Until I build up calluses on the fingertips of my left hand, the one that has to pinch the vibrating steel strings against the fretboard, it will continue to hurt. Picks don’t help. Those are for the strumming hand, and […]

Look, I’m famous!

In that faceless, nameless statistic sort of way. So here I am. I’m not happy. I worked with a truly wonderful group of people, the kinds of folks who, even when you came into work in a shitty mood, could turn it around in minutes thanks to some well placed wisecracks, family stories, or shocking […]