On Why I Have To Be So "Rude"

I didn't know I knew what this song was! I started reading thinking I'd never heard it, but then when Jia quoted the refrain, I realized I have heard it but never actually LISTENED to it. Luckily for me, the refrain is now stuck in my head.

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 12:56 pm 0

On In Support of Debra Harrell, Jailed for Letting Her 9-Year-Old Play Unsupervised in the Park

A friend of mine posted a link to the story w/o any picture and I suspected that the mom would turn out to be a WOC. I would just be interested to know how often white parents behaving in a similar fashion get in any real trouble for this sort of thing. It's not that I think racism is the only issue here, but ...

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 10:59 pm 1

On Cool Book Review Bro

Rivka Galchen is a wonderful, entertaining writer. She deserves so much better :( Can the NYT just retract the entire review and print a new review, written by someone who's capable of actually reading the book they're assigned to critique?

Posted on June 6, 2014 at 7:46 pm 0

On It Takes 30 Seconds to Google "How Much THC First Time"

I started reading the Twitter responses and I had to stop because I couldn't stop laughing. I guess that's one of the dangers of jokes?

Posted on June 4, 2014 at 1:54 pm 0

On Tegan And Sara on "How It Got Better"

I think Sara's the one who says "I choose to be a visible minority..."

Posted on May 29, 2014 at 4:00 pm 0

On BLAH Magazine's Spring Issue: Let's Get Equi-Noxious

If this were a real magazine I would subscribe to it. Especially if y'all had one of those two-for-one subscription packages with Samantha Irby's Cosmo.

Posted on May 21, 2014 at 2:51 pm 2

On Coming Out at Work, An Introductory Queer Library, and Being "Queer Enough"

LW 1: The definition of lesbian is a woman who doesn't want to have sex with every single gross/lame dude who approaches her in a bar, according to various men I've encountered in bars. So I'm not sure that being out makes a difference here.

Posted on May 14, 2014 at 5:17 pm 1

On A Sex Worker & Her Client Talk About Their First Encounter (& His First Time)

@Everett Thanks for your reply. That is what I was wondering about. I'm glad it helped you!

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 6:46 pm 0

On A Sex Worker & Her Client Talk About Their First Encounter (& His First Time)

I enjoyed reading this very much, BUT what happened to Everett after his session with Nell?

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 3:15 pm 0

On The Most Rare Zonkey Has Been Born Unto Us

Also, this entry on various zebroids is a satisfying way to spend time: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zebroid

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 12:49 am 0