Melanie Mallon

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About Melanie Mallon

Melanie is a freelance editor and writer living in a small town outside Minneapolis with her husband, two kids, dog, and two cats. When not making fun of bad charts or running the Uncensorship Project, she spends her time wrangling commas, making colon jokes, and putting out random dumpster fires. You can find her on Twitter as @MelMall, on Facebook, and on Instagram.

Fundraising Auction: Handmade Beer and/or Dildo Cozy

Cross-posted with Skepchick Events. The SkepchickCon fundraising auctions are back this week with another one-of-a-kind handmade item, a bottle (or large dildo) cozy that Jodi Thibeault crocheted during the Godless Fiends Fabric Arts Hour, part of Freethought Blogs Conscience 2, the online freethought con. You can see the video here, where Jodi not only creates

Auction: Hangout with Noisy Astronomer and Group Astronomy Talk

Cross-posted with Skepchick. This week's auctions to raise money for science education and outreach at SkepchickCon are auctions for science education and outreach. I know, it's a bit meta, but now's your chance to get all your astronomy questions answered by our very own Noisy Astronomer, Dr. Nicole Gugliucci, while also contributing to the science

Auctions: Geek T-shirt Quilt & Pillows, Custom Rose Necklace, Moon Clock

Cross-posted with Skepchick. We are very busy behind the scenes preparing for SkepchickCon, the science track at CONvergence, an annual sci-fi/fantasy con in the Minneapolis area. If you haven't seen them already, check out Amy's interviews with two of our guests, Dr. Siouxsie Wiles and Anne Sauer. We've also updated our website with more information

Auction: Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Humorotica

Cross-posted with Skepchick. To help us raise money for science education and outreach at SkepchickCon, this week we have our first donated item from a reader, Angelina: a custom humorotica tale written to your specifications. Here's a sample tale she wrote of Big(foot) Love to give you an idea of what you'd be bidding on.