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A few women-centered notes this morning:Cara at the Curvature has a pretty awesome Open Letter to Eliot Spitzer up this morning.Top Chef returns tonight with Season 4 based in Chicago. This season presents an even split - 8 male and 8 female contestants. This is the first time there's been a balance since season 1… Continue reading news and notes

open letters, work

Open Letter to the Poster of Inappropriate Materials on the Picture Board

Dear Poster of Inappropriate Materials on the Picture Board,You clearly have noticed that we have affixed a large cork board to a wall in the kitchen. Because you seem unable to comprehend it's actual purpose, I'm going to explain it to you now.At the top of this cork board, you will find a cutesy little… Continue reading Open Letter to the Poster of Inappropriate Materials on the Picture Board

open letters

Open Letter to the Jackass Dad Who Killed the Big Spider at Daycare This Morning

Dear Jackass Dad Who Killed the Big Spider at Daycare This Morning:Unnecessary.I know that spider was huge (and when I say huge, I really mean GINORMOUS) , and I understand all the girls who were squeaking about it in the classroom probably think you're some big-shit hero now for smashing a spider with a broom,… Continue reading Open Letter to the Jackass Dad Who Killed the Big Spider at Daycare This Morning