EOD Roundup: Got Problems? Get Books!
6:30 pm, January 18th | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s EOD roundup, we discover ten novels that can (allegedly) solve all of our problems. Someone should go ahead and forward this list to Jay-Z; evidently he has a lot of quandaries. Fortunately, Bey isn’t one, most likely because Jay-Z saw Beyonce’s GQ spread and, like everyone else in the world, immediately fainted. [Flavorwire]
When the makeup plebeians at MSNBC’s Morning Joe tried to give her a makeover this morning, the flawless Grace Coddington dodged their advances. “I had to persuade them that I wanted to be just the way I am. I think it’s important that you don’t try to hide behind makeup,” she said. The score — Grace Coddington: A lot; Sexist Perceptions of Beauty: Unfortunately a lot but one less than Grace Coddington! [Styleite]
Oh, the gender gap isn’t real, Mr. Misogyny Denier? Then why is it that marriage negatively affects the advancement of female professors while the opposite holds true for men? Riddle me that! [The Atlantic]
The View ladies showed their age this morning when they expressed confusion over a report on an eleven-year-old trans girl. [Mediaite]
Loving Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein is easy because they’re wonderful and do things like shop together at New York’s Bluestockings, a feminist and activist bookstore, and then share the recorded splendor with us mere mortals. [Vulture]