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On Why I Have To Be So "Rude"

JIA. Never change, Jia. Never change.

(I don't think I've actually heard this song, but I'm not sure it matters b/c this is just such wonderful writing.)

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 2:21 pm 0

On Women I Dated in Paris, by a Lesbian Who Can't Speak French

@Lucienne YESSSSS me too.

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 6:11 pm 0

On Ask Baba Yaga: How Can I Stop Thinking About This One Person I'll Never Actually Get With?

Oh Baba, you're my favorite agony aunt. This is stellar.

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 4:41 pm 1

On White Man From Virginia Claims 800 Square Miles of African Desert So Daughter Can Finally Be "A Real Princess"

NO NO NO NO NO

Sit down, Mr. Heaton, I have a lecture for you about Orientalism and colonialism allllll cued up.

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:49 pm 0

On The Weather Channel Apocalypse

whoooooooooooooooooa needs a trigger warning for THOSE HORNETS, AIYEE

Posted on July 10, 2014 at 2:42 pm 0

On 42

Man, Sarah Miller, your takedowns of deeply and annoyingly misogynistic claptrap are becoming a highlight for me.

Posted on July 10, 2014 at 2:41 pm 4

On Trends Men Hate

oh dear now I think I must be a man

although those clocks sound excellent

Posted on July 9, 2014 at 6:10 pm 0

On Buzz Aldrin on the moon landing: "We didn't get to celebrate. Because we were out of town."

@ru_ri I'm pretty sure eizverson22 is the new apolsasam - eerily on-point spambot that is very close to achieving sentience.

Posted on July 9, 2014 at 12:36 pm 0

On How to Have a Miscarriage

Oh, ow. This was heartbreaking and so beautifully written. Thank you for sharing this with us, it was so brave and well done.

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 5:11 pm 0

On "She Couldn't Openly Be Who She Was"

Oh wow, this was beautiful. This line in particular just cut right through me: "Bakersfield, California, is dead from a broken heart. Eyes glazed and crossed, the buildings itch, stacked chunky against the sky."

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 4:42 pm 0