Posts Tagged: terrible people

Did You Notice The Way Joyce Ramsay Pronounced "Massacre?"

Here is a very creepy long read about the Chicago nurse murders mentioned on on Mad Men the other night. You have to read it in the voice of the narrator from Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry?


The First Time I Heard the Term "Helicopter Parents"

The summer after my junior year of high school, my parents decided it was time for me to get a job. I agreed, actually, but fun fact about the labor market: no one wants to hire 16-year-olds. There are lots of restrictions about the number of hours they can work, they have no experience, and they're very hormonal. So despite hours of trudging around submitting applications in my favorite short-alls (#1 in Outfits That Will Guarantee Unemployment), I was jobless.

I’d resigned myself to a summer of backyard burning-but-not-tanning when one of my teachers emailed me to saying he’d heard about a lawyer who was looking to hire a [...]


Prime Minister of Kenya Is Terrible

"We will not tolerate such behaviours in the country. The constitution is very clear on this issue and men or women found engaging in homosexuality will not be spared.” — Prime Minister Raila Odinga of Kenya thusly blithered in a speech last Sunday.