Mostly Cabbages

I live vicariously through myself.

Mortifying Screen Names A Millennial's Rite Of Passage

PurpLili.  I was also washingtog, and I don’t remember in between.

“We should accept that it’s good for everyone if women have only the children they want and can raise well,” she writes, which is both obvious and worth repeating in a climate that’s openly hostile to women’s lives, safety, and ambitions.

—Katha Pollit talks to NY Mag about abortion.

annamarie:

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Those threats and attacks are especially powerful, because they are aided by the pervasive, deeply-held idea that women have a responsibility to alter their behavior in order to avoid sexual violence.

Vox on Emma Watson’s AWESOME speech to the UN.

Dolly Parton: The Southern Living Interview

Even as I type these words, my iTunes is blasting out Kanye growling, “I AM A GOD / HURRY UP WITH MY DAMN MASSAGE / HURRY UP WITH MY DAMN MÉNAGE.” Kanye’s music is the sound of a bunny rabbit hissing — a sharp, sensitive being who took in every hurtful thing he ever heard or experienced, and transformed it into one artful Fuck You after another. He was once in pain, and now he’s talking to Jesus and stacking his millions. Every oversensitive kid can understand that trajectory.

Ask Polly is my jam.

nprontheroad:

A tumble of Red Delicious apples from Somewhere, USA, dominates the display at a Vermont supermarket. They’re still America’s #1 apple, with 40% of the market, according to author Rowan Jacobsen, who calls the Red Delicious “a freakish, deep-burgundy molar.” They’ve been bred to be deeper and deeper red, at the cost of flavor. “Remarkably bland,” sniffs Jacobsen. “It is more icon than fruit.” We’ll be out in the orchard here early tomorrow morning in search of stranger fruit.

Red Delicious is unquestionably the worst apple ever.  It’s not fruit, it’s punishment.

nprontheroad:

A tumble of Red Delicious apples from Somewhere, USA, dominates the display at a Vermont supermarket. They’re still America’s #1 apple, with 40% of the market, according to author Rowan Jacobsen, who calls the Red Delicious “a freakish, deep-burgundy molar.” They’ve been bred to be deeper and deeper red, at the cost of flavor. “Remarkably bland,” sniffs Jacobsen. “It is more icon than fruit.” We’ll be out in the orchard here early tomorrow morning in search of stranger fruit.

Red Delicious is unquestionably the worst apple ever.  It’s not fruit, it’s punishment.