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On Games Without Frontiers: In Praise of The Americans

Reviving my long-dormant login to say thank you for this piece! The Americans is the best show on television right now. I hadn't thought about it in the Instagram-as-performance-piece way you described, but it makes a lot of sense.

Posted on June 16, 2014 at 11:31 pm 0

On Good Boyfriend, Bad Boyfriend: The Game

@TheUnchosenOne Also a sad, kinda bad boyfriend in Snow Falling On Cedars! But then, spoiler alert, he becomes the greatest kindest ex boyfriend ever.

Posted on April 26, 2013 at 12:19 pm 2

On Ask Ladies About Engagement Rings

For cheaper, cool ring options, check out Turtle Love Co., Bario-Neal, or really any of the jewelry people that advertise on A Practical Wedding. No links because I'm typing on my phone but we can all Google, right??

Posted on August 1, 2012 at 12:14 pm 3

On Drake-Centric Fantasies While Dying on the Elliptical

I just watch Netflix on my phone. Archer! Arrested Development! 30 Rock! Parks and Rec! Precise 20 minute intervals! It's awesome.

Posted on July 11, 2012 at 8:50 pm 0

On Your Favorite Short Stories

Barry Hannah! Etgar Keret!

My favorite story of all time though: "The Ceiling" by Kevin Brockmeier.

Posted on June 29, 2012 at 2:27 pm 0

On The Best Time I Woke Up 10 Miles Off the Coast of Puerto Rico on a Moving Boat Full of Strangers 

Were the strippers actually Hot Cops?

Posted on June 25, 2012 at 11:14 pm 9

On The League of Ordinary Ladies: Summertime

@okaycrochet Maybe just getting a small spot on your pants. Who hasn't done that?!?

Also, let's all do some kegels right now.

Posted on June 21, 2012 at 6:54 pm 2

On The League of Ordinary Ladies: Summertime

@The Lady of Shalott Once I accidentally on purpose melted my shoes to get attention while at summer camp. Did it work? No.

Later I pretended I knew how to play euchre and that's how I learned how to play euchre. (Michigan!)

Posted on June 21, 2012 at 6:50 pm 0

On But What About House Hunters International?

This is totally true. My friends were on the show, and they said it was a setup.

Posted on June 12, 2012 at 8:22 pm 0

On But What About House Hunters International?

@lavender gooms Mike Holmes: Canada's Most Trusted Canadian

Posted on June 12, 2012 at 8:21 pm 7