“Our charter language did not mention that a human had to serve. The way it was phrased was very accommodating, to be frank.”—Mark Crawford, vice president of the Hillbrook/Tall Oaks Civic Association in Annandale, Va. and owner of the dog that was recently elected as president of said association. Crawford said he submitted his dog, Ms. Beatha Lee, as a candidate because he couldn’t convince any of his neighbors to run. (via officialssay)
Well, they’re on Tumblr, where all the cool people are.
Lady Journos is a blog dedicated to highlighting ”the work of journalists who happen to be women” and to closing “the byline gender gap.” Follow away.
Serendipity: just finished reading Elissa Strauss’ follow-up on the byline gap in magazine publishing. In it she gets feedback from editors at the New Yorker, Harper’s, NY Review of Books and TNR about their thoughts on gender disparity in magazine writing.
“If I could make it at Hooters, I could make it anywhere.”—Tennessee state Rep. Julia Hurley, a Republican, in an article for Hooters magazine about how the time she spent working at the restaurant chain taught her how to overcome obstacles. (via officialssay)