Do Tell: Share Your Worst Hairstyle and Win an iPad!

There's no easy way to say this, so I'm going to have to just come right out with it. I know that this will shock some of you. You may not be able to read the entire post. There may be some tears. I have a mullet. ...more

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My most egregious hairstyle (and there have been ... more

The Male Personal Blogger: Myth, Legend, or Valuable Contributor?

Track:  passions It's time again to vote for one of the most successful Room of Your Own Sessions since BlogHer's inception.  Crammed with 150 women in one tiny, poorly chosen room, 2009's ROYO explored topics related to the male personal blogger.  How do we relate to the personal blogging world that is dominated by women? Do we have to be careful when making friends? What's the line between creepy and comfortable?This is a session geared towards women who have male readers, male blogger friends, or who have ever seen a penis. Bring dollar bills. ...more

Oh! This wasn't a multiple-choice question.

Well, if I can scrape up the cash to go to ... more

5 Dishes I Wouldn't Feed a Dog … But I Do Eat to Be Polite on Thanksgiving

5. Pumpkin Pie. It's not that I find pumpkin pie particularly vile. Especially if it's homemade pie. I just feel like I have already eaten enough of it in this lifetime. I move we ax it from the lineup immediately and replace with a new tradition: Thanksgiving shortbread. 4. Cranberry Sauce. ...more

Give me stuffing, mashed potatoes, my mom's broccoli and cauliflower casserole, frozen corn ... more

BlogHer '09: We listened. We mulled. And here are some of the decisions you've helped us make

Almost six weeks ago Lisa, Jory and I asked for your feedback and help on making BlogHer '10 even better than BlogHer '09 in a post we called: We're listening. And here's what we're mulling over so far... ...more

You guys are awesome!

I'm sure it took some time to go through everything that was ... more

Old people are so . . .

If you're lucky, you'll get old. When you get there, what good will you be? I thought I'd look around at some old people and let you draw your own conclusions about what old people are good at doing. Karen Armstrong, born in 1944 Karen Armstrong is a former nun who is traveling the world working and speaking for compassion. She has written several books. Here is Karen Armstrong giving a TED Talk. ...more

Very enjoyable post, Virginia! And an important message.

I think I'll forward this to ... more

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BlogHer '09 General Session Video is Here...Including the Community Keynote!

The wait is over. Following are the videos of each BlogHer '09 general session. You'll laugh; you'll cry; you'll think; you'll see your favorite blogger read their most amazing blog post; you'll see Tina Brown ask you to give her your business card; you'll see Ezter Hargittai and danah boyd obliterate our assumptions about today's teens and tweens. ...more

And I was going to watch a gory Japanese horror film. I think I'll watch all this stuff ... more

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