Is it really a stereotype if the Pepe was modeled after the puppeteer's aunt? Bill Barretta, the puppeteer who voices Pepe, has talked about how the muppet was partially inspired by his aunt who is known in his family as "Maria Teresa Okay". » 3/21/14 11:23am 3/21/14 11:23am

Drinking 1 Liter of milk per day could make anybody pack on the pounds. Moderation is key in any diet. Personally, I don't care for milk but I do like to eat full fat greek yogurt. I used to eat 0 % or 2% greek yogurt everyday, but since I've switched to full fat I now only eat it 2 or 3 times a week to avoid consuming … » 2/22/14 6:22am 2/22/14 6:22am

That would be really cool. The podcast Sawbones kind of those that. The hosts explore medical history and the many different ways that people tried to (usually unsuccessfully) cure various afflictions (infertility, alcoholism, "hysteria", the plague etc). It's also pretty funny too. » 1/06/14 9:59am 1/06/14 9:59am

Whoa Ani Difranco. Isaw the headline and thought maybe she didn't realize it was a former plantation when she chose the location, but she clearly knew and clearly did not think about the implications of holding a retreat there (or perhaps thought about it and didn't care). This is so disappointing. » 12/30/13 10:03am 12/30/13 10:03am

Yeah I'm tired of that too. Another common trope, is for the character to have a really convenient miscarriage (usually an ectopic pregnancy or falling down the stairs), which completely takes away the agency of the character. I have rarely (never?) seen a character that actually made the decision to have an abortion… » 12/23/13 8:47pm 12/23/13 8:47pm