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On Coming-Out Technology, Exiting the Girlfriend Zone, and the Lesbro Conundrum

@paddlepickle I had a friend in the same situation as this LW and so maybe I'm comparing it too much to this experience. But this girl, who was straight but didn't seem to have any sexual interest, kept pushing the girlfriend's buttons with comments like: "you're his girlfriend, but we're, like, best friends". She would hang out with him when she wasn't around and then brag about it in group settings. It drove her nuts, but no one else seemed to notice, so she felt especially crazy.

I agree that how one reacts to this is key, because you can lose a lot of cred that moment you insist on your boyfriend ending a friendship because you're insecure, but you can't dismiss that this chick is clearly manipulative, having done it once already (admitting it seemed like weird foreshadowing, too), and can't be completely absolved.

Posted on March 14, 2014 at 10:51 am 2

On Coming-Out Technology, Exiting the Girlfriend Zone, and the Lesbro Conundrum

@lunaesque I'm with you LW#3! If not giving a fuck won't work, then what you did should be the next best thing. Guilt-free, girl!

Posted on March 13, 2014 at 4:23 pm 1

On Angel Olsen's Tiny Desk Concert

Ahhhh! Love her.

Posted on January 29, 2014 at 4:15 pm 0

On Angel Olsen, "Hi-Five"

I love her so much. I flew to Boston (I'm from Northern Ontario) to see her and Kurt Vile last May. I proceeded to drunkenly gush to her at her merch table until she was visibly uncomfortable.

Posted on January 9, 2014 at 1:29 pm 0

On The Oral History of Female Drummers

This is awesome. I've been thinking about taking up drumming so I'm taking this as a sign.

Posted on November 22, 2013 at 4:29 pm 0

On A Brand New Way to Ruin a Brand New T-Shirt

@Rookie (not the magazine) (not that there's anything wrong with that) Aw. We're also both very fond of bracketed digressions, apparently.

Posted on October 23, 2013 at 12:09 pm 0

On A Brand New Way to Ruin a Brand New T-Shirt

Katie (or maybe it's Katy?..), the one on the left (our left, not their left.. I guess they don't HAVE a left what with the split screen?) ...anyway, she reminds me of Jane.

Posted on October 22, 2013 at 1:23 pm 1

On What Is Most Millennial?

@zeytin I recently found King's Quest online! (http://sarien.net/kingsquest)It's glitchy as hell but still way too fun to enter ridiculous commands. Bless the person who spent a presumable shitload of time encoding it for HTML.

Posted on September 25, 2013 at 11:47 am 0

On We Have Finally Sailed Beyond the Solar System

THE FROG! HAHAHAHAHA.

Posted on September 15, 2013 at 11:18 am 0

On Stars, "Hold on When You Get Love and Let Go When You Give It"

I'll just have to watch this over and over again since RuPaul's Drag Race is no longer on Netflix. Siiiiiigh.

Posted on June 28, 2013 at 9:38 am 0