August 1, 2016 at 3:30 pm
Oh no! You’re super late! But even though you’re behind, you don’t want to face the rest of the afternoon hungry. Grab a piece of toast and run full speed ahead to whatever adult responsibility you’re shirking right now — this magical Afternoon Snack is full of links and other goodies to keep you entertained along the way.
Obligatory magical content: Michelle Obama’s DNC speech, which you’ve probably either listened to already or absorbed through social media osmosis. Oh well, it’s good, so here it is again.
Facing sexist double-standards in your workplace dress-code? One woman decided to tackle it by cosplaying to work every day. While your mileage may vary on how well that would work out at your place of employment, let’s all live through her success on this one.
Planned Parenthood’s increasing shift to gender-neutral language on everything from forms to period tracking apps is rad as hell.
Some may see Mila Kunis’ decision to eat a cow tongue instead of summarize the plot of Jupiter Ascending as a betrayal to the film and a lack of solidarity with its beautiful purpose, we POME crones stand with Mila. Can you really adequately describe the beauty and majesty of all of the stars in the night sky? Of a child’s first smile? Of a gentle breeze on the first heartbreakingly lovely day of autumn? NO. Jupiter Ascending is a senselessly beautiful film that defies comprehension; bless u Mila for trying anyway.
Well, POMEs, we hope these links give you the strength to face all of your challenges — from running late to fighting monsters and everything in between.