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Hi all! I set this Tumblr up so that my Wordpress blog would dump into it, but that never really works, so here’s what you should do!

1) Check out my Wordpress blog Gynomite!, which has a million things in it. 

2) Follow my new Tumblr, How to Disappear Completely, that is a collection of all the body image, self-esteem, and growing up weird stories I’ve ever written. 

Happy New Year everyone!

Roger Ebert tells you exactly why no one is going to the movies anymore.

Fuck this stupid homophobic calendar. If you’re going to be hate-filled, jesus, please don’t…

Park that car, drop that phone, sleep on the floor, dream about me.

Broken Social Scene with Anthems for a 17 Year Old Girl. This song used to feature heavily in my life’s rotation.


Dalek in the lobby!

Kumail and I got to go to the Doctor Who Experience while we were in London, which is basically just a huge storehouse of Doctor Who-related stuff that you can go…

From The Doctor Who Experience in London. Stay tuned for our pics both inside and outside the TARDIS.


Sociological Images does a great job at setting straight the recent ad campaign attacking African-American women for exercising their reproductive rights.

You know, this one:

Ugh.

Here’s…

After the Queen Mum died, apparently pretty much every public building had a Book of Rememberance for people to leave their thoughts about her life and her passing. Here are a few of the weirder…

Pubs in Manchester are great because they have fun hipsters who play songs like this on the jukebox and sing really loudly along with them.

Empire of the Sun with Walking on a Dream


Hi there! If you’ve found Gynomite through Huffington Post and are wondering where all the relationship stuff is, I promise, there is some. Please feel free to click on the links to the right that…

According to this booklet, the slogan for the Gordon clan is “A Gordon, A Gordon”, which is a terrible slogan.


This is pretty fun- it’s an interactive map that shows you where you’d end up if you dug through the earth from any point and came out on the other end!

Research has found that heartbreak…

In a sign of religious equality that warms the cockles of my heart, a woman found Allah in her potato.

Seriously. This is how we’re going to achieve love and tolerance in this…

Sweet Valley Confidential by Francine Pascal (IT CAME IN THE MAIL JUST NOW!!!)

The Morning After: Sex, Fear, and Feminism by Katie Roiphe

I might have some identity issues.


If you and I are Facebook friends, then you know that I am mega excited for the release of Sweet Valley Confidential, which tracks Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield 10 years after high school, in a…