Author Archives: Cassandra Hough

8 Reasons Why The Bates Family Is Better Than The Duggars

8 Reasons Why The Bates Family Is Better Than The Duggars

I’m really excited for Bringing Up Bates. You remember the Bates family, yes? Of course you do. They’re the other Christian fundie family with 19 kids who have made occasional appearances on 19 Kids and Counting. Well they’re getting their own show on UpTV (whatever that is), and after donning my Satan Sleuth cap for a bit I’ve decided they’re an infinitely more interesting family than the Duggars are right now. More »

Emma Watson Has Been Named ‘Feminist Of The Year’, As If She Didn’t Already Hold That Spot In Our Hearts

Emma Watson Has Been Named 'Feminist Of The Year', As If She Didn't Already Hold That Spot In Our Hearts

Emma Watson, who possesses an extraordinary amount of charm for a real-life Muggle, is at it again. And by “it” I don’t just mean making us fall in love with her with a tinkly laugh and a wave of her hand (though she’s pretty good at that, too). I mean she’s doing what she does best, making us all admire her intelligence and passion for feminism. More »