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By katekatekateyeah on Remembering the Early Days of Jezebel with Anna Holmes

Another former Jezzie exile here. I feel like it's possible I'm having the same "drifting apart" with the 'pin now post-Edith/Jane I had with Jezebel in 2010 post-Anna H. That shopping addiction article comments section was ROUGH, y'all.

Posted on November 7, 2013 at 11:48 am 7

By yeah-elle on TLC, Meant to Be

Regarding the by-by-book music video recreations...damn, I am really jealous that these ladies got to dress up and live out the "No Scrubs" video.

Posted on July 25, 2013 at 2:15 pm 6

By calamity on Lesbian Vocabulary, U-Hauls, and the Family That Comes Out Together

Please more Ask A Whoever columns, Hairpin Powers That Be, please!! They're what got me into this site in the first place but they've been SO sparse lately and it really makes me sad. :(

Going to go actually read this now but had to get that out there first.

Posted on July 22, 2013 at 4:42 pm 26

By stonefruit on Every Meal Almanzo Eats in Laura Ingalls Wilder's Farmer Boy

Oddly, my favorite food thing in Farmer Boy is when Almanzo and his sister go hunting for wintergreen berries in the snow and crunch them gleefully. It sounds like a fairy tale!

Posted on July 17, 2013 at 2:11 pm 1

By fondue with cheddar on Recreational Flirting and Other People's LDRs

@laurel She is my sun and stars.

Posted on May 17, 2013 at 2:21 pm 5

By Mad Dog on Daisy, You're a Drip, Dear: Detestable Literary Characters Who Are Not Technically Villains

@par_parenthese I have been feeling that way about a lot of the books mentioned in this artlce/the comments. Love Wuthering Heights, love Frankenstein, love The House of Mirth, LOVELOVE The Age of Innocence. I generally am not interested in reading books about reasonable people living without difficult circumstances making good decisions.

Posted on May 17, 2013 at 1:03 pm 7

By par_parenthese on Daisy, You're a Drip, Dear: Detestable Literary Characters Who Are Not Technically Villains

*stomps foot petulantly*

Thaaaaaaaaaat's the poooooooooooooint, though! The Great Gatsby is a beautiful, meaningless bubble with beautiful, meaningless characters about a beautiful, meaningless age. It's not supposed to be alluring because we see it for what it is. It's jewel-encrusted nihilism dripping with champagne.

/English major whinge

Posted on May 17, 2013 at 11:43 am 40

By smidge on Daisy, You're a Drip, Dear: Detestable Literary Characters Who Are Not Technically Villains

@dorkmuffin I liked it the same way I like trashy romance novels sometimes, in that you are all the worst, what is wrong with you this is so deliciously melodramatic.

Posted on May 17, 2013 at 11:29 am 7

By evil melis on This Is a Goodbye Post

@Setec Astrology NONE ALL MALES WHO DARE TO READ US WILL BE CONSUMED BY A MISANDRIST SPIDER ARMY

Posted on May 3, 2013 at 3:27 pm 13

By MoxyCrimeFighter on "The tragedy of Obama's presidency is that he's too much of a Ravenclaw and not enough of a Gryffindor."

@Nicole Cliffe I can't help that I'm a beautiful genius!

Posted on May 1, 2013 at 3:18 pm 16