BY Lise Broer
on Jan 30, 2015
The Australian's bizarre obituary of bestselling novelist Colleen McCullough has received international attention for its sexist second sentence:
"Plain of feature and certainly overweight, she was, nevertheless, a woman of wit and warmth."
McCullough's The Thorn Birds sold over 30 million copies worldwide, making her the most successful author in Australian literature.
So for your pleasure I have written a few other obituaries in the style of The Australian.
London, Sept. Read More
on Aug 11, 2014
BuzzFeed has developed into a bit of a guilty pleasure of mine. I could admittedly spend hours sifting through its array of YouTube channels, laughing over the things babies do that’d be creepy if I did them, rejoicing over the fact that there are 11 goats that are JUST LIKE ME, and marveling at the remarkable evolution of the burrito. Read More
BY Mary Rockcastle
on Apr 24, 2014
I’m not going to lie, I adore Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone: the on screen and off screen couple that star in The Amazing Spiderman rebooted franchise. I think they’re collectively adorable and I want to shrink them down and keep them in my pocket for when I’m sad.
However, after a small sexist comment slipped out of Garfield’s dreamy lips during a Q&A interview to promote the upcoming film The Amazing Spiderman 2, I had a moment of reconsideration. Read More