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This Is Not a Post About Kony 2012

Kony 2012 "Campaign" Material

Well, it kind of is.  It kind of isn’t.  This is a post about a lot of things. We live in a culture where we all truly believe we can become experts in something overnight, that we should be handed all the information we could ever need immediately and have our decisions made for us. This is not isolated to global events or situations. We have been trained to expect simple answers with simple solutions.


What Rolling Stone’s ‘100 Greatest Guitarists’ Issue REALLY Says

What Rolling Stone’s ’100 Greatest Guitarists’ Issue REALLY Says - DOOM! Magazine

Rolling Stone’s ‘100 Greatest Guitarists’ list is a testament to how long rock and roll has been a boys club…and how little we have encouraged women in music.


Bella Swan, Lisbeth Salander and How Two Extremes Don’t Make a Right

Bella Swan, Lisbeth Salander and How Two Extremes Don’t Make a Right - DOOM! Magazine

Recently, a friend asked for tips on how to write a strong female character without pissing people off.  My tip for him and any other writers out there is this…


An Open Letter to Frank Miller in Response to His OWS Blog

An Open Letter to Frank Miller in Response to His OWS Blog - Photo of Frank Miller © 2008 Pinguino K. CC BY 2.0

A response to Frank Miller’s criticisms of the Occupy Wall Street Movement


Roomba Art!

This stuff is kind of amazing. People will use Roombas and time lapse photography to create awesome webs and swirls of light.


Snarking Out: Over the Limit 2011 and “I Quit”

WWE Over the Limit

So, apparently it is once again time for me to try and write a wrestling column.  For those of you who DON’T know: I’ve been a fan since high school and have stopped watching now and again, only to inevitably get sucked back in. Warning: I will be approaching these columns as a feminist and […]


Canine Teeth Release Event Next Week!

Canine Teeth Poster

Next week, I’ll be reading at the release part for poet Jenn D’s spoken word album Canine Teeth. I’m really honored and lucky to be part of a great group performing that night. If you’re in the Pittsburgh area, you should be there.


Brand Spanking New Items On My Etsy

Handmade Pink and Black Definition Charm

Hey gang, in case you didn’t know, I have an Etsy shop. I just added a few new designs to it and I’m REALLY happy with how they came out: