General Snobbery

Entries in Clutch Magazine (72)


Clutch Magazine: SNL's "Real" Diversity Problem

After taking a month-long hiatus (punctuated by me speaking at Duke University for a Race In Space conference, going on NPR and HLN and some occasional writing for Clutch), I'm back! Monday for Clutch Magazine Online, I wrote about how people are making a mistake if they think Saturday Night Live needs a more diverse cast for diversity's sake. SNL needs one to simply stay ahead in the game. They're in the topical comedy business and love it or hate it -- black people are pretty darn topical from Michelle Obama to Oprah to Beyonce and the fact that those three people all know each other. To continue to operate as if the paragons of popular culture and politics are all white males is so very 1984.

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Clutch Magazine: Just You and Your Cats, Together Forever

Tuesday for Clutch Magazine I wrote the ultimate guide for staying single so it's just you and your cats until you shuffle off the mortal coil. Mostly it was about not bathing, being a jerk and generally removing yourself from the dating game altogether. Here's a taste: "I find that nothing gets people to ignore the crap out of you like not bathing for several days. It works for the homeless. Look at how people just step over them in the street. It’s that powerful. Also, let yourself go. You don't want to 'accidentally' attract someone by still 'being cute.'" 

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Clutch Magazine: Street Harassment in Our Nation's Capital

For Clutch Magazine this Monday I wrote about how I spent my Sunday dealing with cat calls and other annoying commentary on my body by men who appeared to be doing this for their own, shallow enjoyment.

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