Hello and welcome to another look into my mind.
Let’s begin, shall we?
First, some book reviews:
One series which gets talked about a lot in the blogosphere is Twlight. I haven’t read these books (nor do I intend to as they sound poorly-written and maddening), but reading the analyses of them is fascinating.
Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez of Racialicious
Mz Bitca (She has a whole series on Twilight, but this is one of the best.
Amanda Marcotte reviews Hellions, a book about female rebels.
Kate Harding celebrates the release of Yes Means Yes!
On to some feminist personalities in our culture…
Cara of The Curvature considers Yoko Ono.
Aviva at Fourthwave analyzes the feminism of Tina Fey’s work.
Carrie Brownstein uses the announcement of a movie about the Runaways to post some videos of great female-headed bands (not including her own, sadly).
From nojojojo at Alas, M. Night Shyamalan is making a live-action version of Avatar: The Last Airbender—with an all-white cast.
Courtney at Feministing has a list of the top five feminist poseurs.
And some other things…
Hortense at Jezebel wants to know where a female coming-of-age movie is.
Winston Rowntree of Subnormality mocks the double standard for female bosses versus male ones.
From The F-Word, Yellow Rage is amazing.
Crossman of Crossman for America praises Milk and uses it as a jumping-off point to discuss gay rights.
There’s a feminist graduate conference coming in April.