Author Archives: alteregoliz

The first U.S. penny touts science, not God

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Reader Will called my attention to a new piece in CNN News describing the auction of the first U.S. one cent coin for a cool 1.2 million dollars. Now that’s a pretty penny! It’s the famous…

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WOMANIFESTO

Originally posted on Libba Bray:
? Congratulations. You have woken the witch that lives deep inside me. You have removed the slumber chains from the giant of old. You have handed me a box of matches and no chaperone And…

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What Now?

Originally posted on Chartwell West:
I’m not a liberal. I’m not a safe space, social crusader. I’m not a sore loser who can’t get over the fact that Hillary Clinton wasn’t elected president. The notion that I had to put…

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So You Want to Wear a Safety Pin

Originally posted on What a Witch:
Great. This is a necessary behavior in the face of the election of the most overtly racist, sexist, xenophobic, anti- gender and sexual minority candidate in the history of the modern United States. You…

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Anne Rice fans know what it means to celebrate Halloween in New Orleans

Originally posted on Spangling the Verse:
Ah, Halloween.  The pumpkins.  The fake blood.  The costumes!!!! The CANDY! And then there are the vampires. No vampire fan worth her wood at stake is not an admirer of Anne Rice and her…

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Puss Moth Caterpillar: It’s Cute, Furry, and Venomous

Originally posted on Nature's Poisons:
An internet friend of mine regaled me with a tale of a buddy of his that looked like he got whacked in the face with a 2 x 4. Did he owe money to…

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Dear White People/Queridos Gringos: You Want Our Culture But You Don’t Want Us – Stop Colonizing The Day Of The Dead

Originally posted on Aya de Leon:
Dear White People (or should I say Queridos Gringos/Gabachos), Let me begin by saying it is completely natural that you would find yourself attracted to The Day of The Dead. This indigenous holiday from…

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