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On Let's Play a Little Game Called "Bad Tab, Good Tab"

@I'm Right on Top of that, Rose Yeah, given her track record, this must be earnest on her part, not trolling. "Fuck off!" was my instant reaction as well. Take your idiotic puns, your victim-blaming, your slut-shaming and your tone deaf advice and fuck off on outta here, Prudie.

Posted on October 16, 2013 at 1:16 pm 4

On Boy-Crazy But Curious, Dating While Disabled, and Introducing Parents to Your "New Norm"

@SarahP Why do you think there's a little more pressure in the queer community to remain friends with exes? Just curious.

I don't feel like there's pressure to do this in the straight "community" (heh), but that there is some glorification of people who can and do stay friends with their exes. They're so carefree and open! Gosh they were just such good friends and they handled the breakup so diplomatically! So mature! Whereas those of us who like to brood, talk shit, cry and wallow are somehow less-than. I like the idea of staying friends with my exes, but in practice it just isn't that fun to go get coffee with someone who broke your heart.

Posted on September 17, 2013 at 5:45 pm 0

On Janelle Monae Danced All Over Letterman's Desk Last Night

What if a car pulled up and you heard "Need a ride?" and it was Prince, smiling slyly with one raised eyebrow? Oh my goodness.

Posted on September 10, 2013 at 11:41 am 0

On Wonder List: An Insider’s Look Into the World of Pun Competitions

Congratulations. How punderful.

Posted on August 29, 2013 at 5:40 pm 3

On The Best-Dressed Salads

@aphrabean Purslane is so delicious! I like to make a little stir-fry of purslane, sweet corn, finely diced red bell pepper and jalapenos. Serve with a big fat steak or any old thing.

Posted on August 23, 2013 at 2:13 pm 0

On F. Scott Fitzgerald's Advice for Daughter Scottie

@Amphora I saw that play last week too! A friend's co-worker is the playwright. The Henry James-Edith Wharton relationship was particularly delightful.

Posted on June 14, 2013 at 12:11 pm 0

On Alternate Theories to Explain the Greenwich Anteater's Immaculate Conception

@stuffisthings I think it's just called Fortune now.

Posted on May 17, 2013 at 3:26 pm 8

On How to Make Great Gatsby Deviled Eggs

Edith, your foodstuffs-based humor never fails to delight!

Posted on May 9, 2013 at 10:44 am 4

On Chicago: Hot or Not?

@kellyography I'm from Chicago (West Rogers Park), still live here, and do not think you need a car. But, as others have said, it depends on your neighborhood. I live a couple blocks from the train and will cough up cab fare when needed.

And I'm also a total asshole about people from the burbs who say they're from Chicago. I'm not going to judge you for being from Schaumburg - but I will judge you for lying!

Posted on April 29, 2013 at 4:00 pm 4

On Berry-Vanilla-Olive-Oil Flourless Springtime Clafouti

@collier Oh my God, the Cotton Country Collection! My mom used to cook from this book so much, still does. One of my faves.

Posted on April 11, 2013 at 12:30 pm 0