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Cougar, the New White Elephant

Older women who date younger men are cougars. Older men who date younger women are men. Hang on a second... Why we coin names for women's sexual exploits and let men be 'men.' Cougar, the New White Elephant

Added by Fierce Dolan on May 11, 2012 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Don Draper and The Ugly Guy Approach–Meet Casea Major

Featured today on Experiments in Mezzofiction- Casea Major.

Inspired by AMC's "Mad Men" and its lead, Don Draper, Casea Major's new release, "Night with a Dom" from Decadent Publishing sells sweet heat --Don Draper and The Ugly Guy Approach–Meet Casea Major

Added by Fierce Dolan on March 19, 2012 at 6:52am — No Comments

Why I Meh St. Patrick's Day

I want to say I loathe St. Patrick's Day because I'm an Irish-descended contemporary Druid and neopagan, and the one-day annual leprechaunization of the west grates on my culturally sympathetic nerves.   I don't loathe it, though, because  I know it's no longer cool to dwell on one more holiday conscripted by a late-blooming religion that claims the day as a long-held authentic…

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Added by Fierce Dolan on March 16, 2012 at 10:57am — No Comments

Is an Anaconda Still an Anaconda? – The Way of the Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia Britannicais going out of print, moving to an entirely digital platform.  Few are likely broken up about the transition, though I confess:   :(

I lived in encyclopedias as a kid, when I wasn't nose-first in National…

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Added by Fierce Dolan on March 14, 2012 at 8:52am — No Comments

The Victim Mindset Behind Extreme Idioms and Luxury Language

I'm going out on a limb here. Get it? I'm not literally climbing out on the branch of a tree, but figuratively, I'm taking liberty with canon use of the English language and making it my bitch. I'm shaping the words to mean what I want them to mean by my personal situation and context, even if they don't really mean that in the language proper, or to…

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Added by Fierce Dolan on December 7, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Dead Metaphors, Macabre Morphemes - Slaying the English Language

I never thought I would encounter a metaphor that died within my own lifetime...
Dead Metaphors, Macabre Morphemes - Slaying the English Language

Added by Fierce Dolan on September 28, 2011 at 6:18am — No Comments

Sexual Expression, With a Side of Selective Repression

Read this one gently, folks.  It's my reaction to a veteran soldier being tried for the rape and murder of a baby girl.  That said, if you can, still read it.  We've a grave need to update ideologies on PTSD, war, and child rape.

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Added by Fierce Dolan on August 24, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

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