Monthly Archives: May 2011

Westboro Baptist "Church" vs. the KKK

Riot.Jane The Westboro scammers were up to their usual shenanigans yesterday, Memorial Day (US), at Arlington National Cemetery. The latest twist? The Knights of the Southern Cross (KKK) responded in kind. Westboro is, for the most part, a multi-generational family affair,

Posted in glbt, heterosexuality, holiday, law, news, psychology/psychiatry, Spirituality

In Honor of our Veterans (NSFW video)

Full Metal Jacket meets Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer: ~Riot.Jane

Posted in career, culture, holiday, humor

QOTD: The Internet Breeds Entitlement

Riot.Jane Today’s quotation: The Web is truly customizable: You can listen to radios that play only your preferred tunes and read newspapers that cover only your favorite subjects. “We’re used to having our tastes perfectly matched, whcih leads to entitlement,”

Posted in culture, education, psychology/psychiatry, technology

Today in 1945: Arthur C. Clarke Invents the Communications Satellite

Riot.Jane If one particular man in history had died of polio as a child, you might not be reading this.  In fact, I daresay that modern Western life would indeed be very different. On this day in 1945, Arthur C.

Posted in culture, education, news, technology

Sexy Sundays | "The Morning After" the "First Time"

Riot.Jane A blog post by Mary Jo Rapini, LPC, caught my attention.  How you feel about losing your virginity depends…are you a guy or girl? begins with a discussion about the gender differences in the after-effects of the first sexual encounter as

Posted in body image, culture, education, moms, parenthood, self-esteem, sex, sexism

Reason #9 I Love My Bestie

Riot.Jane Conversation had this past Thursday afternoon whilst planning the lunch where she would meet my boyfriend for the first time . . . ME: Okay, I have to ask you this because you’re the only woman I could ever

Posted in humor, relationships

A Crazy Woman in a Sporty Car

Riot.Jane I recently had an interesting experience with a stranger in a strip center parking lot.  This strip center is probably 50 years old (no exaggeration), and the parking spaces are quite narrow.  The parking stops are actually integrated into the concrete

Posted in confessions, self-esteem

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