This dude lives in Oakland, CA, works on environmental noise studies for money, plays baseball for fun, and is compelled to write sometimes.

By Bus Driver Stu Benedict on Did People Watch Doll & Em Last Night?

@whizz_dumb The Doors are the Sweatshirt was what Huxley was originally going to call his book what with all time he spent looking at the textures of his clothing

Posted on March 21, 2014 at 2:11 pm 2

By hotdog on Signs I Want You To Leave My House After I've Hosted You for Dinner

This could also be titled "Signs I am passive-aggressive, and not someone you should be spending your evenings with, anyway."

My list would be as follows:

1. I have said, "oh, I've had such a great time with you! I have to wake up early tomorrow, though, so I have to cut the evening a bit short. Can we do this again soon?"

Another intricate problem solved by saying what you mean.

Posted on March 20, 2014 at 5:01 pm 4

By JessicaLovejoy on Little Miss Misandrist

@Emma Carmichael The pages are hollowed out and it's just a knife?

Posted on September 24, 2013 at 2:44 pm 2

By lora.bee on The Stereotype Pie

@adorable-eggplant I actually saw a coupon for chocolate bars posted ON the period supplies shelves in a drug store. My friend & I did a slow clap.

Posted on September 19, 2013 at 4:36 pm 3

By adorable-eggplant on The Stereotype Pie

@elissa_what? Grocery stores: why not just go ahead and shelve them together? Give me what I want.

Posted on September 19, 2013 at 3:39 pm 5

By j-i-a on New Music: White Denim, Okkervil River, Julianna Barwick, The Blow

@yeah-elle yeah, me too. their new stuff sounds nothing like that. ugh, but at least it's still okkervil river

Posted on August 8, 2013 at 11:37 am 1

By yeah-elle on New Music: White Denim, Okkervil River, Julianna Barwick, The Blow

I know bands do what they want to do and grow and change and explore new sounds, but I kind of wish Okkervil River would just keep making music that sounds like Down the River of Golden Dreams.

Posted on August 8, 2013 at 11:34 am 2

By j-i-a on Interview with a Person Who Used to Be Paralyzed

@whizz_dumb nah that is just my editing trix, laura was very forthcoming that she knew the answer :)

Posted on July 24, 2013 at 12:45 pm 4

By iceberg on What Abortions Should Be Like: Melon, Maya Angelou, Swan Boats and Nothing Louder Than a Whisper

I mean, we ARE all reading The Toast, right? (if not, you should be)

Posted on July 17, 2013 at 12:26 pm 3

By Anninyn on Ask Baba Yaga: Will Lost Love Be Regained?

@sarah girl it does indeed. A better spam filter required?

Whereas I am certain my (dull but not spam) comments are invisible except to me. Am I invisible?

How about now?

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 11:36 am 1