I am a lady who lives in a place.
On "The Logic of Stupid Poor People," Or, the Only Thing Worth Reading About the Barneys "Shopping While Black" Arrests
@tofuswalkman "how did americans learn to hate the poor so intensely?" because we're told our whole lives that America is a colorblind meritocracy, therefore poor people must be lazy and stupid? but yeah. sometimes I wonder what it would be like to live in a place where compassion is a national value.
Claire! incense is gross.
@Lily Rowan condoms are obviously a male plot to keep us from mind-controlling them
@Becks I, personally, am actively unconcerned about being fair in regards to this list
@themegnapkin Time Traveller, however, is definitely a profession.
@lora.bee I think I really didn't understand, when I was reading that book, how much it was getting inside my head and changing the way I thought about some things. so good.
OH MY GOD YES JA'MIE
@wtl8383 drives me nuts when people say that things are "socially constructed" as part of an argument that those things aren't real or valid. that's using the theory wrong!!! aaaaargh
Once my friends and I forced(?) a waiter at private room karaoke to sing along to All My Life with us and it was amazing. we all put our arms on each others shoulders and swayed in a line, of course.
On "At what other moment in history would it have been plausible for a serial killer to identify middle-aged white men as his most vulnerable targets?"
how can we know when things are wrong in a world where teenagers are named Brogan