Commentary

Comments on recommended articles and essays.

Pandemic Diary 2021

In response to a Book Riot and Out of the Box essay on documenting the personal experiences of the pandemic, this timeline will also be in correlation to the new Biden-Harris administration and the continued malfeasance and autocratic menace of the Trump-Republican fascists. Any and all essays on the subjects will be posted here as links. Timeline © 2021 Matilda London/Pamela Gay Mullins PayPal Me | Cash Me | Venmo

Hear to Slay Podcast Review

Starring Roxane Gay and Tressie McMillan Cottom, this podcast is sublime and so worth the annual membership. With two seasons and 75 hour packed episodes, Dr. Gay and Dr. McMillan Cottom educate and deconstruct Black feminism down to its very core with such insightful wisdom and dark puckish wit, you’ll wonder how we ever got along without—hello, we did not. They allow their guests—some of the most brilliant and creative women alive—a platform to speak […]

Tavi Gevinson: Britney Spears Was Never in Control

This essay is a must read. If teen girls — or young women — are encountering adult men socially, they are navigating norms and expectations that were built to rationalize men’s behavior. They are not inured to power imbalances or how power may complicate consent. They are not historically taught to leave a sexual encounter the moment that it becomes violent or to subordinate men’s desires in favor of their own pleasure or safety. They […]

Pandemic Diary 2020

In response to a Book Riot and Out of the Box essay on documenting the personal experiences of the pandemic, this timeline will also be in correlation to the ongoing authoritarian threat from the Trump-Republican regime. Any and all essays on the subjects will be posted here as links. Timeline © 2020-2021 Matilda London/Pamela Gay Mullins PayPal Me | Cash Me | Venmo