Ester Bloom

Ester Bloom

Writer, editor

Pop culture, politics, literature, highly personal finance, business, feminism

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The Huffington Post

How a Baby Is Like Having a Drunk Person Crash at Your House

Like a drunk person crashing at your house, a baby may need to be carried inside; paw at your breasts, with or without other people present; and insist on telling long, incomprehensible stories....

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The Huffington Post

A Closer Look at 'Mommy Porn'

An Australian eBook by an unknown female author with no marketing budget is fourth on USA Today's Best-Selling Books list, behind only The Hunger Games. And panic is gripping the nation, because these books, which are being enjoyed by The Ladies, are about The Sex....

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Write the Great American Novel In 10 Easy Steps

Be a dude, ideally dead. Questions to ask yourself: What's the body count? Are your characters suffering? Add more violence. Are your characters sufficiently coarsened by the inequities of modern life? Add more profanity....

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The Huffington Post

"Men's Fiction" vs. "Mommy Porn"

Gender distinctions in literature are arbitrary and often ass-backwards. Can women, for example, write "men's fiction"? Why not?...

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The Huffington Post

Stumbling Toward Diversity

This is not about Lena Dunham; this is about our culture, and how much more we will all benefit from color-blind casting in our media and, hopefully, in our lives....

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"Men's Fiction" vs. "Mommy Porn"

Starting in June, Esquire magazine, in conjunction with Open Road Media, will publish e-books of what it is calling "Fiction for Men." According......

The Huffington Post

Write the Great American Novel In 10 Easy Steps

1) Be a dude, ideally dead. (Twain, Mailer, Faulkner, Hawthorne, Melville...

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Saloncom

Ester Bloom | Posted 09.23.2012 | Home. Read More: Salon.com, Katie Roiphe, Childless by Choice, Child-Free, Slate, Raising Children, New York Times, ......

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The Huffington Post

Make America Great Again?

We're all familiar with the current owner of this slogan, the presidential candidate who shall not be named (for all the same reasons that...

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The Huffington Post

How ISIS Is Using Marriage as a Trap

Since the fall, ISIS has stepped up its social media campaign (especially in English and French) directed at luring young Western women and teens to be t......

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The Huffington Post

3 Ways You Didn't Realize You're Killing Your Tulips

Flowers are fickle. Even "sturdy" varieties like tulips, which you're lia......