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whizz_dumb

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

On The Stereotype Pie

@avidbiologist Somebody be a grocery store anarchist and stash a stack of chocolate bars by the period supplies every time you go shopping.

Posted on September 23, 2013 at 5:02 pm 0

On One Weird Trick to Control Your Boyfriend's Mind (the Trick Is Pouring Juice in His Dickhole)

I knew it! This explains so much.

Posted on September 13, 2013 at 7:58 pm 0

On Pretty Women on Bikes

Live and let live and live a little.

Posted on August 16, 2013 at 4:17 pm 0

On New Music: White Denim, Okkervil River, Julianna Barwick, The Blow

@yeah-elle I've mentioned it before around these parts, but Black Sheep Boy Appendix is my favorite.

Posted on August 8, 2013 at 5:12 pm 2

On "A Stripper’s Guide to the Modern American Boomtown"

@iceberg I had a conversation about strippers the other day, and the woman I am dating had an interesting perspective. It was along these lines: our culture certainly objectifies women as sex objects, it's blatant and fucked up, but there's a market for it. Men and women are willing to pay a lot of money just to look at (and not touch) naked bodies, it's kind-of stupid and silly (I personally don't get enough enjoyment from that to justify the money spent). Anyway the stripper is not the one being shamed, the patron of the strip club is the pathetic one. Stripping is not stupid, it's smart to capitalize on something so base and simple--especially if we get past the hangups of nudity.

Posted on July 29, 2013 at 2:42 pm 1

On Interview with a Person Who Used to Be Paralyzed

@j-i-a I knew it. Such an editing trixter, stringing me along. Nice work.

Posted on July 24, 2013 at 2:03 pm 2

On Interview with a Person Who Used to Be Paralyzed

Fascinating. Did you purposefully build the suspense and mystery by delaying the disclosure of the correct diagnosis? Because it worked. I especially like, "When I first started walking normally I felt like I was flying around everywhere." Makes me feel lucky for my health instead of guilty for drinking too much and lazy for not working out enough.

Posted on July 24, 2013 at 12:39 pm 1

On Briar Rose Yogurt Ghost

Whether or not that's what was used for the red, now I want something with a shitload of Sriracha on it. TACOS!

Posted on July 18, 2013 at 6:25 pm 1

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

@iceberg Uh, Duh. I like the "mama" suffix you added to your username. Just letting everyone know, a mother knows best, even when that mom is a mountain of frozen water.

Posted on July 17, 2013 at 1:23 pm 2

On Envisioning a Better Beer Can That Is Just a Beer Can

@vunder The High Life department at Miller has kept it consistently snazzy through the years.

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 7:46 pm 1