On Coworking From Afar

I was trying to decide what the man-version of "wifed" would be, because that is how my brain works. "Husbanded" is awkward, and "spoused" sounds like something that happens later that night, IF YOU TAKE MY MEANING. So I'm just going to go with "man-wifed." It's like "lady doctor," but feminist.

Posted on May 15, 2012 at 4:33 pm 2

On Girl Talk: Garrus

@lavender gooms Ugh, he's like that even if you tell him it is NOT okay to come up with cute little nicknames for a woman who outranks him to a staggering degree on every conceivable axis of command. HER name was Lola, asshole; she was a DANCER.

Posted on April 18, 2012 at 12:09 pm 1

On An Interview With Eileen Myles, and a Poem From Her New Book

She's right, these questions are great.

Posted on April 3, 2012 at 4:07 pm 0

On Unfriending en Masse

Proverbs 31? The one about the two-income household?

"She considers a field and buys it;
out of her earnings she plants a vineyard."
"She sees that her trading is profitable,
and her lamp does not go out at night."
"She makes linen garments and sells them,
and supplies the merchants with sashes."

People sure are dumb.

Posted on March 13, 2012 at 11:36 am 8

On Unfriending en Masse

I have a very strict "no family" policy, and it has served me well. Heck, the only people who are even puzzled by it are my aunts, and that's only because they have a near-total lack of self-awareness.

Posted on March 13, 2012 at 11:31 am 1

On Unfriending en Masse

@MerelyGoodExpectations "Great! I've been hoping for a promotion at work, and also for Local Sports Team to have a good season. Could you work those in?"

Posted on March 13, 2012 at 11:30 am 11

On Unfriending en Masse

@saythatscool I prefer "delete my account," personally.

Posted on March 13, 2012 at 11:28 am 2

On Resident Evil: Sex

Dudes column:
Scout (Team Fortress 2)
Ellis (Left 4 Dead 2)
Adam Jensen (Deus Ex: Human Revolution)

Ladies column:
Tali'zorah (Mass Effect series)
Alyx Vance (Half-Life 2+)
Faith (Mirror's Edge)

Posted on February 29, 2012 at 3:19 pm 0

On Resident Evil: Sex


Posted on February 29, 2012 at 3:08 pm 1

On Resident Evil: Sex

@TheBourneApproximation BioWare has some weird off-putting romances mixed into their generally great track record, though. Zevran? Liara? Blech.

That said how am I the first to mention Tali? TAAALLLLIIIII BE MY ALIEN SPACE BRIDE

Posted on February 29, 2012 at 3:06 pm 1