The Simpsons: Lisa Makes Bees Her Business

On last night's episode of The Simpsons, die-hard environmentalist, animal lover, and feminist hero Lisa became upset about an epidemic that was killing off all the bees in Springfield. She ran to her dad Homer for help, who wasn't nearly as sympathetic, saying that now he'll get stung less and his sandwiches won't… » 12/08/08 11:00am 12/08/08 11:00am

Happy Father's Day, Love Lisa Simpson

We meant to include this clip in our Lisa Simpson feminist montage, but we totally forgot to add it. (Oops!) But no harm done, because it actually is the perfect thing to post at the end of this terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week, as it's all about Father's Day and unicorns(!). Lisa decides to make a heartfelt… » 6/13/08 6:00pm 6/13/08 6:00pm

Lisa Simpson's Feminist Heroes Were All Smokers

Last night's episode of The Simpsons struck a particular chord with me because it was all about Lisa's newfound interest in smoking, which she undertakes in order to lose weight and handle the stress of ballet class. I quit smoking in April 2003 with the help of Zyban, but about a month ago, I picked it up again, due… » 3/31/08 7:00pm 3/31/08 7:00pm