The Unlikely Feminists

Thanks to William for this wonderful guest post. You can follow him on twitter at @willibaldoea Say what you will about the Kardashian sisters, but they’re smart ladies. They’ve managed to spin an entire empire out of nothing (well, maybe a sex tape, but…). Their ability to get people talking should be noted, because people certainly do talk – whether they like them or not. There’s no denying that they have had an effect on the collective consciousness at some level. Take Kim’s marriage to Kris Humphries, for example. She filed for …

Faux Research Harms Everyone

Last week I told y’all that The University of Washington had settled part of a lawsuit with the founders of Baby Einstein. In paying $175,000 of legal fees they admit that they violated the public records act. This may seem like a ho hum piece of news, but it’s really important for families to understand how research at places like the University of Washington affects our daily lives. Dr. Dimitri Christakis has a website (and a lecture business) where he promotes himself as an International Expert on Media and Child …