The Williams Sisters: Two Middle Fingers to Men’s Tennis

How can I begin to describe for you my love for all things Venus and Serena Williams? It’s not a creepy thing … Okay, it’s slightly creepy, but I cannot help that I’m attracted to beautiful, athletic women. And so when I hear others insulting the Williams sisters or denigrating their talent by claiming that they do not deserve as much prize money as men for their tournament wins, I get a little upset.

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Meaningful Misses, Identity Messes: Andrew Zimmerman, Amelie Wen Zhao, and another appreciative nod to Azealia Banks

Last summer, during an interview at the Minnesota State Fair, professional chef and TV personality Andrew Zimmerman, known for showcasing and promoting exotic foods from around the world, discussed how he’d like to introduce Midwestern diners to “authentic” Chinese food. A Minnesota native and local hero, he wanted to “save the souls of all the people from having to dine at these horseshit restaurants masquerading as Chinese food that are in the Midwest.”1
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BannedCast S2 E5: Office Etiquette

The office sucks, but here are some suggestions to help make it suck a little less.

BannedCast S2 E4: Black Panther

On the subject of Black Panther, Vibranium, and tradition. Among other typical BannedCast musings.

BannedCast S2 E3: Facebook Hates You

BannedCast’s second season continues with a piece on why Facebook isn’t your friend.

BannedCast S2 E2: Flying Sucks

BannedCast’s second season continues with a piece on the misery of flying. And somehow it all has to do with Rachel Dolezal and Mel Gibson.

BannedCast S2 E1: Music Trouble

BannedCast’s second season begins with a piece on music. And why Eddie Vedder sucks.

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