On It's Been Real, Buds

Aww, Jia! I'll miss you 'round here, especially your posts about Kyrgyzstan and religion/religious life. You're aces, and I hope to find you again soon!

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 3:37 pm 0

On Two Victors

I do not understand how my office got so dusty but suddenly there are all these things in my eyes.

Molly, I'm so very sorry for your loss.

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 2:18 pm 0

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"


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