Amazon Kindle: from Bossypants →
So my unsolicited advice to women in the workplace is this. When faced with sexism or ageism or lookism or even really aggressive Buddhism, ask yourself the following question: “Is this person in between me and what I want to do?” If the answer is no, ignore it and move on. Your energy is better used doing your work and outpacing people that way. Then, when you’re in charge, don’t hire the people...
Getting away with murder on Long Island
When a reporter asked, ‘What can sex workers do to prevent violence?’ I said, ‘Well, maybe people could not kill us.’ — Audacia Ray Make sure you read the whole piece.
On WNYC this morning, there was a story about a young Hasidic man who left his community about a year ago. It was evidently excerpted from this episode of a podcast on Vox Tablet, a magazine on contemporary Jewish life. Aside from the stranger-in-a-strange land bits, which were heartrending and at times, amusing, there was one quote from Luzer that struck me (speaking about himself in the third...
Crunchy rosemary lemon garlic chicken
Learned from a fellow member of the Park Slope Food Coop. 2 large boneless/skinless chicken breasts 8 rosemary crackers, crushed Dash of kosher salt, pepper 2 cloves of garlic, finely diced Zest of 2/3 of a lemon Handful of fresh parsley, finely chopped Flour Egg, beaten Preheat oven to 475º. Split the chicken breasts and pound till on the thin side. Dip in flour, then egg, then in mixture;...