1. Former Missouri Representative Todd Akin’s claim that women cannot conceive if they have suffered a “legitimate rape” has inspired both controversy and art. Outraged French artist Marie Busson recently created a pinball machine titled La Femme Flipper … en Réponse à Tod Akin whose playfield resembles a vagina.
2. Did you catch our segment last night about increasing female presence in the workforce? We had on Rebecca Traister, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and Monifa Bandele to discuss. All women. Fox News’ Lou Dobbs decided to go in a different direction with an all-male panel. They discussed the “concerning and troubling statistics” about women becoming family breadwinners. Hmmmn.
3. In the movies, Patrick Stewart commanded a spaceship and led the X-Men, but in real life he had never eaten a slice of pizza. Until now. The esteemed actor took to Twitter to celebrate the news yesterday. Note how he refers to a slice with quotation marks.