The Singular + Plural Issue

Issue #37 | Fall 2007
$4.00 print | $4.00 digital
Hoarding (Cats) • Breeding (Religion) • Rejecting (Sex) • Living (Eco-Style) • Blogging (Race)

Features

MULTIPLY AND CONQUER: How to Have 17 Children and Still Believe in Jesus | Kate Dixon

DOUBLE VISION: Can Two Artists Share One Body? | J.B. Rabin

BI RITE: Jennifer Baumgardner on the Evolution of Bisexual Politics | Meg Daly

THE BEST INTENTIONS: Intentional Communities are Thriving. Why Won't the Media Get on Board? | Anna Clark

DO NOT WANT: The Asexual Revolution Gets Organized | KL Pereira

INTERROGATING DISSENT: Coco Fusco on the Art and Politics of Terror | Hawa Allan

VIRGIN TERRITORY: Hanne Blank Talks Wayward Wives and Mystical Maidens in Her New Book | Iris Blasi

COLUMNS

ON LANGUAGE: Who the Hell Uses Gender-Neutral Pronouns? | Colette Phair

ON COLLECTING: Women, Hoarding, and the Fear of Becoming a Crazy Cat Lady | Rita Hao

ON FILM: Should We Be Suspicious of Hollywood's Latest Baby Boom? | Amanda Marcotte

Love it/Shove It

Secret Society by Trysh Travis
Danica McKellar + Math = Awesome by Miriam Wolf
Get Thee Behind Me, Downward Dog! by Claire Evans
Less Food, More Screwed by Lesley Guilmart
Homo Genius by Mattilda A.K.A. Matt Bernstein Sycamore
House Call: Lisa Edelstein by Andi Zeisler
A Stab at Rehab by Kimberly Chun
Potbelly Pride by Jenn Wilson
Bitten or Just Bitter? by Jackie Regales
Celebrity Philanthropy Corner: Seeing (RED) by Miriam Perez
Color War by Naira Ruiz
Coco Puffery by Suzanne D'Amato
Got a Kid? Get Cash! by Juliet Eastland
Tweaking Tinkerbell by Miriam Wolf
The End of Petty Criticism: A Eulogy, Kind of, for Jane by The Editors

Bitchlist

Easter Everywhere: A Memoir by Angelina Price
Gallery of the Absurd by Megan Mayhew Bergman
Gingersnap by Debbie Rasmussen
Hate Mail by Kristin Thiel
Kat Von D by Jackie Regales
LadybiRdS by Debbie Rasmussen
Laurie R. King by Rebecca Flaum
A Muslim a Day by Fatemeh Fakhraie
NANA, vol. 1-6 by Noah Berlatsky
OK Cupid by Jen Angel
Purely Decadent Cookie Dough Ice Cream by Claire Evans
Tempeh by Briar Levit
UbuWeb by Claire Evans
Urban Tantra: Sacred Sex for the Twenty-First Century by Debbie Rasmussen
Will It Blend? by Miriam Wolf

Reviews

Books

Images of Bliss: Ejaculation, Masculinity, Meaning (Murat Aydemir) by Kay Steiger
Sperm Counts: Overcome by Man's Most Precious Fluid (Lisa Jean Moore) by Kay Steiger
Sisterhood, Interrupted: From Radical Women to Grrls Gone Wild (Deborah Siegel) by Rachel Fudge
What Lies Beneath: Katrina, Race, and the State of the Nation (The South End Press Collective) by Keidra Chaney
Surgery Junkies: Wellness and Pathology in Cosmetic Culture (Victoria Pitts-Taylor) by Suzanne La Barre
Taking on the Big Boys: Or Why Feminism is Good for Families, Business, and the Nation (Ellen Bravo) by Susan Chenelle
Practically Perfect in Every Way: My Misadventures Through the World of Self-Help–and Back (Jennifer Niesslein) by Anastasia Masurat
Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care (Jennifer Block) by Jessica Jernigan
The Colors of Jews: Racial Politics and Radical Diasporism (Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz) by Wendy Somerson
Dude, You're a Fag: Masculinity and Sexuality in High School (C.J. Pascoe) by Maria Raha
Blind Curves (Diane Anderson-Minshall and Jacob Anderson-Minshall) by Lisa Jervis
Dahlia Season: Stories & a Novella (Myriam Gurba) by Susan Chenelle
PJ Harvey's Rid of Me: A Story (Kate Schatz) by Julia Bloch
Stuck in the Middle (Ariel Schrag, Ed.) by Noah Berlatsky
Navigate, Amelia Earhart's Letters Home (Rebecca Loudon) by Julia Bloch
Sexy Thrills: Undressing the Erotic Thriller (Nina K. Martin) by Jessica Jernigan
A Woman Alone at Night (Tamara Faith Berger) by Savannah Schroll Guz

Music

Jockstraps and Unicorns (Athens Boys Choir) by Matthue Roth
The Sky Observer's Guide (Amy Cook) by Matthue Roth
The Reminder (Feist) by Anna Breshears
Na Afriki (Dobet Gnahoré) by Matthue Roth
Ever Since (Lesley Gore) by Noah Berlatsky
Guitars & Hearts (Guitars & Hearts) by Matthue Roth
We Walked in Song (The Innocence Mission) by Jim Burlingame
The Time Comes on Humming Tracks (Kate Isenberg) by Lisa Jervis
Real Life (Joan as Police Woman) by Julie Craig
A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection (Alison Krauss) by Noah Berlatsky
Can't Wait Another Day (The Ladybug Transistor) by Kimberly Chun
Tuned to Love (The Loose Salute) by Anna Breshears
Unexpected (Lumidee) by Noah Berlatsky
Dangerous Game (Mary Weiss) by C.A.B. Fredericks
Share This Place: Stories and Observations (Mirah and the Spectratone International) by Anna Breshears
Hey Eugene! (Pink Martini) by Jim Burlingame
Let in the Light (Shannon Wright) by Matthue Roth

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