Oh thank god. I thought I was just being bitter or something by being profoundly annoyed every time a friend does this to me. Glad to know I'm not crazy!
@Rebecca Daniells@facebook Even nestled in these other borderline insulting adjectives (especially for hairpin readers!) I think the "covert Christian" thing isn't so much a jab at Christians but an example of another way that the successful beauty blogging ladies must remain inoffensive. A girl outspoken on any religious view, from fundamentalist to atheist, could not fall into the category of a Nice Girl Who Likes Things. Whereas a covert Christian has the power to appeal to both those religious and not.
@area@twitter Ahhh me too! Please, please no one come to my desk for the next five minutes. That was just the sweetest thing.
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@Megano! The description of the smell! I'm really jealous of her ability to write such a beautiful(ly horrific) description.
@karenb Haha! I had the exact same response.
@KatPruska I have lived in Portland too long... totally bought it too! The part about not ideologically supporting air conditioning really dragged me in.
It was amazing! I have honestly never had any interest in finding out more about Star Trek until now. I feel so foolish.
@SarahP Yeah! I love this. I am nowhere near child-bearing time (like, nowhere near long-term relationship time seriously) and yet strongly feel that I will never convince my future maybe children to believe in a Santa. I guess the explaining other people's religion thing will maybe convince them to not go around telling the other kids there isn't one...?
Also, I didn't have a Santa. Didn't seem to make a difference.
I'm so proud of Vice for making this! And proud of YOU, Hairpin, for sharing it.