Chelsea Samelson is a freelance writer living in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is the owner of Moondough Bakery and a recent graduate of Hillsdale College.

Mean Girl Scarlett Johansson Thinks Attacking Other Women is Funny. It’s Not.

When a young girl deliberately mocks and demeans another young girl, she’s seen as bullying and jealous—a mean girl. If an adult woman does the same, she’s considered unkind and insecure. But when actress Scarlett Johansson deliberately mocks and demeans Ivanka Trump, she’s called hilarious and ingenious, instantly praised as a “wickedly funny” feminist. It’s … Continued

Entertainment, Television

Emma Watson Reveals Her Breasts – and the Problem with Feminism

Emma Watson is confused. Specifically, she’s confused as to why people are confused by her. She recently bared her breasts for Vanity Fair magazine, promptly sparking a firestorm of debate and heated accusations of hypocrisy. And poor Watson just doesn’t get it. As she said, “I’m confused . . . just kind of quietly stunned.” … Continued


Why Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary is Trolling Trump

Once upon a time, the dictionary was a dusty old tome that sat on a shelf and served one simple purpose: to define words. It was a noble book, neutral by nature, uncontroversial, and therefore trusted and respected by everyone. But all of that is changing. Thanks to Twitter and Trump, America’s dictionary, Merriam-Webster, has … Continued


Stop Calling Your Pets Your ‘Children’

In case you missed it, a video last week showed a miniature horse eating a bowl of carrots—from a high chair. A high chair. Yes, really. Some people were appalled, some were amused, some simply couldn’t believe that someone, somewhere put a horse in a high chair. But perhaps it shouldn’t be all that surprising—it might … Continued


First Lady Melania Trump Isn’t Miserable. She’s an Introvert

Poor Melania Trump—America’s new First Lady is miserable. At least that’s according to, well . . . just about everybody. For the past month, rumors keep popping up that Melania is down in the dumps, and it seems everyone has their own evidence to support this same sad conclusion. There was the Inauguration video clip … Continued


Why Karlie Kloss Was Accused of “Cultural Appropriation” in ‘Vogue’

Last week, Elizabethtown College Democrats handed out white puzzle piece pins to students as a way to remind them of their “white privilege.” Well, those students ought to send supermodel Karlie Kloss a whole suitcase full of those pins—although after the week she’s had, she probably already feels bad enough about being white. It all … Continued


The Problem with the P-Word

Well folks, that’s it. It’s all over—the election, the inauguration, the women’s march. Even the women’s march clean-up is over. The litter and glitter are gone, and the discarded banners and signs have found their home in the garbage (or, bizarrely, in museums). This week, trash trucks across America will be full of fifty shades … Continued


Can We Cool It With the Pregnancy Reveal Announcements?

It has long been said that if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. But when you do have something nice to say, there are sometimes better and worse ways to say it. Say, for example, you have one of the nicest things of all to tell – that you’re … Continued


The Problem With Christmas Cards

‘Tis not the season to be sacrilegious, but nonetheless, at the risk of sounding irreverent, I propose the following: If Jesus were among us today, he would not celebrate the season by sending expensive, staged snapshots of himself to everyone in his address book. In fact, the very prospect might actually anger him to the … Continued


Feminists Launch Ridiculous Boycott Against Ivanka Trump

Just when you thought the presidential campaign couldn’t possibly sink any further into the abyss, liberal activists have managed to drag it down even lower. Now they’ve placed their latest target on the back of Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, organizing a full-blown boycott of her self-named, $100-million-dollar apparel brand. And apparently, it’s all because Ivanka … Continued