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On Famous People It Took Me Way Too Long To Realize Are Not the Same Person

I have trouble when I see Michael Strahan's name, I always think of David Strathairn and then wonder why he's interviewing celebrities?

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 9:55 am 0

On Fathers Head To The Kitchen

I can't believe it! I thought only women were capable of using a stove, kind of like how only virgins can touch unicorns. Imagine my surprise when discovering that men can, and do, prepare food for themselves and their families! What an interesting new trend!

Why do I keep clicking on these lifestyle articles from NYT. Why.

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 12:27 pm 3

On A Brief History of Cursing

LOLing at giving the light switch the finger. I have done that.

Posted on November 13, 2014 at 9:57 am 0

On Bloodfeast: Scary White People Tacos

Hah - I've always called these "Mom-style tacos". My mom whips up that Ortega taco dinner kit, with MILD salsa. It's the most exotic recipe in her repertoire, other than "chicken cacciatore", which for her consists of boneless chicken breasts over spaghetti with a jar of Prego dumped on top.

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 3:00 pm 1

On In Praise of Tori Amos

What's wrong with Ren Faires???? Tori 4EVA. (I can't believe she's 50!)

Posted on May 14, 2014 at 12:00 pm 0

On Ask Baba Yaga: Should I Pick the Career That Fits Me Or the One I Want to Fit?

Holy shit -- this is the best one yet. Thank you, Baba Yaga.

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 12:29 pm 0

On DIY Crystal Light Lip Balm

This just confirms everything I suspected about DIY beauty products. Give me science-based beauty!

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:11 pm 0

On Two Ways to Order a Shake

I love that you guys plan on doing some longitudinal tracking.... my coworkers and I were tracking our microwave's performance on popcorn, stratified by brand. We had the just about the perfect popping times down for fewest unpopped kernels/least burning, and they replaced the microwave!

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 9:22 am 0

On Tax Terms, Explained

I really want to be the type of person who can pull off a kaftan. I feel like I won't be able to until I'm an older-ish lady and own more bangles.

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 10:53 am 0

On A Bold Notion for Baby Showers

@yeahsurefine I feel the same. I mean, I absolutely agree than men should be expected to participate in all the second-shift work that goes into making a life: housework, cooking, parenting, etc. (and it really bums me out that so many women I know have "partners" who aren't very partner-y on that stuff) But personally I'd much rather just have a ladies brunch type thing for my shower - the co-ed ones I've been to have been SUPER awkward. At a picnic one, all the men stayed outside and drank while the women went inside for present opening. It was like the 8th grade dance all over :P

Posted on February 4, 2014 at 3:49 pm 3