Stories by Melissa McEwan

Melissa McEwan writes and edits the blog Shakespeare's Sister. subscribe to Melissa McEwan's feed

Posted on: Oct 1, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Think there's no way that John's actually that bad? You haven't seen this list.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler spoof the Palin/Couric interview (as if it needed spoofing).

Posted on: Sep 26, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Silly, nerdy, wonky Al Gore with his dorky lockbox ... oh wait ... he was right ... oops.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2008, Source: Shakesville

"I'm getting that slightly nauseated feeling I get every time I hear the phrase 'bipartisan consensus.'"

Posted on: Sep 24, 2008, Source: Shakesville

I can't believe that the Democrats did not make this issue a centerpiece of their legislation once they secured a Congressional majority.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Palin's defense has been predicated on the premise that she didn't give a shit about addressing sexual assaults.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2008, Source: Shakesville

"I am so sick and tired of this phoniness." -- Joe Biden.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2008, Source: Shakesville

When 'Turd Blossom' says you've gone too far, well, then you definitely have.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2008, Source: Shakesville

This shows an incredible lack of sympathy for the victims of a terrible crime.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2008, Source: Shakesville

It was the same damn speech I've heard at every GOP convention for my entire life injected with a shot of POW.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Treating 'activist' like a dirty word is bad, using it to invoke racism is much, much worse.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2008, Source: Shakesville

These days Palin is all about praising Hillary's efforts, but she used to sing a different tune.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2008, Source: Shakesville

"As an African-American and a lesbian, I haven't been through one day without facing some sort of discrimination ... but this is just shocking."

Posted on: Aug 26, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Leno takes it easy on McCain, but still manages to make him pout over the number of houses he has.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Misogynistic viral video was not created by Guinness; in fact they are making it clear that this is not how they do business.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2008, Source: Shakesville

The independent blogosphere has had a tremendous hand in discrediting the Fox News brand.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2008, Source: Shakesville

After a decade long fight the Senate takes us one step farther from legalized discrimination.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Does a defendant's presumption of innocence trump a plaintiff's right to free speech?

Posted on: Jun 2, 2008, Source: Shakesville

The mother an honor killing victim is killed herself after leaving her husband.

Posted on: May 30, 2008, Source: Shakesville

A Boston news host is fired for reporting facts in a room full of journalists.

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