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

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

On "It was amazing* being able to wear yoga pants without underwear"

@enic This is a constant source of amazement for me, because I am so sure that wearing underwear with tights and yoga pants AND ANY PANTS is the way to go, and then I meet (I mean, "meet") people who feel just as sure that the opposite is true! Fascinating.

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 2:44 pm 4

On The Hobby Lobby Pie

Hey, I totally described my mental state yesterday as "vibrating with anger"!

Also, yes I said yes I will yes to if you can't handle me at my worst you don't deserve me at my ruth bader ginsburg. She is a national treasure.

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 2:40 pm 1

On In Praise of L.M. Montgomery's Literary Crones

who else out there likes to think Gilbert calls Anne “Carrots” in bed

YES HI HELLO here I am.

Posted on June 25, 2014 at 2:44 pm 0