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A bed scarf adds a decorative and functional purpose.
Travel

5 Things Hotel Rooms Have that Your Bedroom Doesn’t

If my bedroom at home were as nice as some of these hotel rooms, I might never leave.

Teaching the Cat to Sit: One Woman’s Struggle with Faith and Family
Books / Culture

Teaching the Cat to Sit: One Woman’s Struggle with Faith and Family

With Teaching the Cat to Sit, Michelle Theall hopes to help those growing up in conservative Christian households.

Transparent Episode 5 Recap: A Tank Full of Lobsters Waiting to Die
Culture / Entertainment

Transparent Episode 5 Recap: A Tank Full of Lobsters Waiting to Die

Transparent Episode 5: A real estate agent, a lobster and a rabbi walk into an episode…

PHOTO CREDIT: 20th CENTURY FOX
Culture / Entertainment

The Book of Life and the Death of Feminism

I was irritated because 20th Century Fox has stayed true to its name, and we got stuck in Y1K for 95 minutes.

PHOTO CREDIT: FCKH8
Culture / Music

Sex Talk and F-Bombs

F-Bombs for Feminism, a spirited, activist-inspired video, produced by FCKH8.com, owes its visual strength and hard-hitting, social messaging, to the legacy of Salt-n-Pepa, Latifah, along with a list of early feminist rappers, but with a witty twist.

Transparent Episode 4 Recap: The Cabinet of Pfefferman Family Secrets
Culture / Entertainment

Transparent Episode 4 Recap: The Cabinet of Pfefferman Family Secrets

Episode 4 of Transparent is full of secrets and we learn a little something about those Pirates of the Caribbean rides.

PHOTO CREDIT: ANTGONE RISING
Culture

Antigone Rising: Making Music, Connecting to Fans, and Changing the World

Kids need to see that girls can play guitar and drums and form a band together. And, in order to be on the MTV Music Awards, they don’t have to grind up against Robin Thicke’s groin.

Transparent Episode 3 Recap: Shangri-la
Culture / Entertainment

Transparent Episode 3 Recap: Shangri-la

Episode 3 of Transparent forced me to visit The Urban Dictionary rather than The Costco.

REVIEW: I Am Jazz
Books / Culture

REVIEW: I Am Jazz

A review of Jazz Jenning’s book about being transgender “I am Jazz.”

Farmer's markets often offer more variety and fresher produce than grocery stores.
Culture / Food

Reasons to Shop at Farmers Markets

Are farmers markets a silly trend for yuppies and foodies, or the best place to buy fruits and vegetables?