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The Vine: February 27, 2013
February 27, 2013 – 2:26 PM | 43 Comments
The Vine: February 27, 2013

I need some dating guidance. I recently opened an online dating profile and hit it off right away with one of my matches. We had been communicating on the site for about a week when …

29/31: The tin ear of The Iron Lady
December 29, 2011 – 4:05 PM | 8 Comments
29/31: The tin ear of <I>The Iron Lady</I>

"One must be brave if one is to take the wheel." — Margaret Thatcher, teaching her daughter to drive, and the rest of us how not to write
Imagine the movies that the life of Margaret …

Due Respect
May 29, 2008 – 9:43 AM | 74 Comments
Due Respect

"Everyone except me is just so STUPID."
I like finding out that people or institutions don't suck as much as I'd thought. It happened three years ago, during the writing of the TWoP book; I had …

The Vine: April 6, 2007
April 6, 2007 – 11:07 AM | 53 Comments

Dear Sars,
I'm a feminist, and I love your "Yes, You Are" piece. I've even printed it out and brought it into classes when there have been debates about feminism and misogyny. But now I'm …

Lilith Unfair
March 11, 2007 – 7:51 PM | No Comment

I don't care how desperately Time needs to drive up newsstand sales — no dearth of actual news, no market-research addled kowtowing to their bottom line can excuse the cover of their July 21 issue.In …

Yes, You Are
September 30, 2003 – 2:41 PM | 153 Comments

feminism n (1895) 1 : the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes 2 : organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests — feminist n or adj — feministic …

Get Rich Quick
September 23, 2002 – 2:09 PM | No Comment

Regina: You know what we need to do?
Sarah: Ohhh, do I ever. Have you got a week?
Regina: No, seriously. You know Nerd-B-Gon spray?
Sarah: That used to advertise in the back of Mad Magazine?
Regina: Next to …

It's Not Maybelline
August 26, 2002 – 2:06 PM | No Comment

Before I got sidetracked last week, I'd started saying…what had I started saying? Oh, yeah, that I lack a chromosome critical to the proper application of make-up. I do, however, possess the chromosome that attracts …

Down, Boy!
May 13, 2002 – 1:44 PM | No Comment

I tuned in to Oprah last Tuesday, as I try to do every Tuesday, because I love Dr. Phil truly and deeply and I don't care who knows it. Dr. Phil rules all within his …

Girls, Girls, Girls
March 11, 2002 – 1:31 PM | 2 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, the New York Times Magazine ran an article entitled "Girls Just Want To Be Mean," about a woman named Rosalind Wiseman and her efforts to, as author Margaret Talbot describes …