Clarissa's Blog

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An academic's opinions on feminism, politics, literature, philosophy, teaching, academia, and a lot more.

Latest Blog Posts

Models of Femininity

on Jan 25, 2020

Talking about psychology, there is a young contestant from Moldova on Project Runway, and she’s so totally like me that it’s hilarious. Not physically, obviously. Moldovans are a different ethnic group and look very differently. But in th...

Ageist Church

on Jan 25, 2020

This is seriously bizarre: A struggling Minnesota church is asking its older parishioners to leave in hopes of making it more attractive to young families. One of the best things about church is older people. Why would anybody even go if there’...

A Temporary Conclusion

on Jan 25, 2020

I have concluded my work with the analyst for now. Which doesn’t mean I won’t need him again. Many people mind the length of the process and its lack of a definitive ending. But psychological problems aren’t similar to a cold. They...

Smart TV

on Jan 25, 2020

In a new and refreshing definition of “smart technology,” my TV loses sound every time regular programming is interrupted by Chuck Schumer’s droning on about the impeachment. This gives me a chance to press the Netflix button before...

This link is for our Canadian readers who keep looking down on their southern neighbors. Yes, we got Trump. But how is this any better?

Oh my God, what a horrible movie. Reader Shakti warned me I’d hate it, and I should have listened. Because I really hated it. The only characters that made sense were Queen Victoria and Bertie, and they are not even in the novel! The book itsel...

Who here is going to vote for Biden if he’s the nominee? Definitely not me because I’m failing to see how he’s better than Trump and I’m tired of tracing minute differences in piles of shit.