To The Toast!
Happy Canada Day! Happy July 4 weekend! Let’s hang out and celebrate!
Plus Marjorie and Catehrine are the only people who come out on top of Veep, The Fosters subdues its active shooter, and let’s finally talk about the Orphan Black finale!
Topics include Judith Butler, domestic goddesses, the for-profit prison industry, what Uber drivers make, Abigail Fishers, sexism, sad girl fashion and more!
This week we’ve got dinosaur onesies, angry octopi, Alice Motes and so much more!
Hey, you! Let’s get some links.
“Call your heart back. Gather yourself back into the warmth of your deepest loves. Find out what you need to feel safer, to know that we have your back, that we will do our best to keep you with us.”
You could call these mushrooms anything really but the fact that you’ve introduced them as “tender” means she must respect them, and you.
“I want to make out with my bestie. I love her dearly, but I don’t think I’m in love with her—I don’t want to be in a whole relationship thing with her or anything.”
Misty Snow and Misty Plowright are changing the world, gun and anti-terror legislation in the wake of Orlando, hate crimes in the UK after the Brexit vote, and more.
Y’all, I hate being bad at things. And I truly truly thought my first batch of Kouign Amann would be inedible. But it wasn’t!
“Life is hard and you should just do what you want to do. Luckily the things that I want seem sort of selfless because of my identity. If I was the aforementioned straight, able-bodied, cis, white guy, my career goals would be boring and unnecessary which is why I think they should all get out of entertainment.”
A love story for the ages!
This issue contains a haiku about Sarah, our new Design Director, a word search AND a mystery solvers, and a guest playlist about cats. Get in here!
Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood are sitting in a (house in a forest of) tree(s) in “Into the Forest,” looking at a post-Twilight Kristen Stewart, Tegan & Sara queering Toronto pop music and so many other stories that will touch you deeply in important and meaningful ways.
“These women are angry, and rightfully so. They aren’t treated like humans. Their lives are taken away from them, sometimes literally, and they don’t even have names. They tried a peaceful protest and someone was killed. Their riot is righteous, but at the end of the day, they’re going to be the ones punished. There is no justice.”
Some strategies to make sure your cat allergy doesn’t come between you and the cats in your life.
Samira Wiley’s got a shirt you’re gonna like, Jenny Owen Youngs wrote you a new theme song for Rizzoli and Isles, and Amandla Stenberg is really raising the bar for Instagram users everywhere.
If they all sit at the bar, in what order should they sit so that the couples can sit next to each other, Kayla doesn’t have the opportunity to play footsie with her crush, and Shannon and Valerie are as far apart as possible?
When tarot decks are filled with images of people, it can sometimes feel hard to relate to your cards. Here are some decks that use animals and other symbols instead!