Waiting for the Train: Episode 24

This week we discuss how few f***s we give that Malia Obama might have smoked pot, whether it’s OK to make jokes about presidential assassinations, sexism at the Olympics, A-Rod’s retirement, and Delta Airlines’ dual f***-ups. Wife of a Bears' lineman wins a bronze medal today in Rio Olympics https://t.co/kwZoGY0xAX pic.twitter.com/VZrjOvr80h — Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune)…

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And she did it in her BIKINI!

“A daredevil adventurer has become the first person to surf the base of an erupting volcano and swim within feet of flowing lava – and she did it in a bikini!” Alison Teal wearing a pink bikini and riding a pink surfboard (It’s the rules. You’ve got to describe what a woman is wearing and…

How Words Work: Feminism

Hi everyone. Just your resident “angry feminist”, Jenn, here. Did you miss me? No? Oh. Well, too bad. I wrote a nice angry post for you anyway. So what has my hackles up this time? Well, a couple of more famous women, who have benefited immensely from feminism, have declared that they are not feminists….

Waiting for the Train Episode 23

This week we are missing BNev but she’s alive and will be on our next episode. We discuss: The Olympics, including the collapse of various venues, the raw sewage in the water, and the shady policing. Zika, and how congress doesn’t give a crap if you get it. We try to figure out why Millenials…

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Fahrenheit 451 has arrived. (But no firemen are needed)

Bioware is closing every official game forum. Except for SWTOR! Thank god that Star Wars the Old Republic is safe! Joking aside that’s more than 20 million posts and half a million members. You might have heard of Dennis Cooper who maintained a literary-leaning blog that was deleted without notice by Google. 10 years of…

Sarah Horrocks Crushes Her Enemies: Part 2

I’m super excited to post the second part of this interview with Sarah Horrocks, a very talented writer and artist who we found in the sometimes terrible but sometimes wonderful world of Twitter. She was kind enough to take a lot of time answering a bunch of questions about her art, life, and interests, and she’s for…

Captain America: Civil War, Batman v Superman

We recruited the illustrious James Olchak to write a serious movie review for us and bonus – he’s combined two reviews into one! Please take out all of your anger and/or swoon-y heart-eyes on James, I’m just the chump who’s cutting and pasting his work. – Cider Hello, everyone. I’m James, but you can call…