Category Archives: Fantasy vs Reality

She didn’t stick the landing, and she won’t leave the floor.

When Eat Pray Love came out, it appeared that Elizabeth Gilbert had successfully navigated her way through steps 1-8 of having it all.  But to succeed in this game of serial monogamy a woman needs to stick the landing.  In … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Cracks in the narrative, Denial, Divorce, Fantasy vs Reality, Having it all, Hold my beer and watch this, Post Marital Spinsterhood, selling divorce, Serial Monogamy, Status of marriage, Ugly Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 90 Comments

Not like the movies.

Huffington Post Divorce warns its readers that dating after divorce tends to be a letdown in The 11 Worst Pick Up Lines Divorcés Have Ever Heard: Thinking of jumping back into the dating scene? Prepare yourself for some godawful pickup … Continue reading

Posted in Divorce, Fantasy vs Reality, Hold my beer and watch this, Serial Monogamy, You can't make this stuff up | 59 Comments

A coat and a hairstyle.

Elizabeth Holmes is part of a storied tradition of feminist pioneers who were willing to do what it takes to be like trailblazing men.  Holmes of course has patterned herself after Steve Jobs: Like Jobs, Holmes wears a daily “uniform” … Continue reading

Posted in Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, Elizabeth Holmes, Envy, Fantasy vs Reality, Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 33 Comments

What else could they want?

Vox Day has a post today about Forbes revising its net worth estimate for Elizabeth Holmes from $4.5 billion to zero.  Yet from this article it is clear that Holmes has all of the attributes to be a kickass tech … Continue reading

Posted in Elizabeth Holmes, Fantasy vs Reality, Satire, Vox Day, You can't make this stuff up | 141 Comments

Not in the picture.

The Daily Mail has a new article on the ten year anniversary of Eat Pray Love (EPL): Eat pray love (and walk out on your husband): It’s the bestseller that inspired a generation to transform their lives. But it left … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Daily Mail, Denial, Fantasy vs Reality, Hold my beer and watch this, selling divorce, Serial Monogamy, Status of marriage, Ugly Feminists | 121 Comments