politics

GOOD NEWS! I Finally Had A Therapy Appointment This Week, And Everything Is Gonna Be OKAY

Heya, so, sorry this “typically Friday post” is going up on Saturday, I had a lot of “finish days” this week and I just couldn’t get anything started! That’s not to say I don’t have A LOT of good news

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GOOD NEWS! I Finally Had A Therapy Appointment This Week, And Everything Is Gonna Be OKAY

Heya, so, sorry this “typically Friday post” is going up on Saturday, I had a lot of “finish days” this week and I just couldn’t get anything started! That’s not to say I don’t have A LOT of good news

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Lose The Face

What’s the HOTTEST NEW MILLENNIAL TREND IN SOCIAL MEDIA???? Deleting Facebook. …maybe. At a dinner get-together, a friend of ours mentioned that she made a bold move recently: she deleted the Facebook app off her phone. She said that it

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Lose The Face

What’s the HOTTEST NEW MILLENNIAL TREND IN SOCIAL MEDIA???? Deleting Facebook. …maybe. At a dinner get-together, a friend of ours mentioned that she made a bold move recently: she deleted the Facebook app off her phone. She said that it

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“I Will Eat My Hat.”

So. Trump. Let’s talk about it. Again. Just for a little bit. Less than 250 words. I promise. Ever since The Unthinkable Happened, the media have been rushing to mitigate the horror by insisting “Hey, maybe things won’t be so bad!” and “We

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“I Will Eat My Hat.”

So. Trump. Let’s talk about it. Again. Just for a little bit. Less than 250 words. I promise. Ever since The Unthinkable Happened, the media have been rushing to mitigate the horror by insisting “Hey, maybe things won’t be so bad!” and “We

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Not yr “Bubble”

I wanted to be “over it,” but I’m not “over it.” As much as it pains me to accept the comparison, I — much like the Pubescent-Elect — am upset over an SNL skit. First, you have to watch the video.

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Not yr “Bubble”

I wanted to be “over it,” but I’m not “over it.” As much as it pains me to accept the comparison, I — much like the Pubescent-Elect — am upset over an SNL skit. First, you have to watch the video.

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How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Watch Cold War Documentaries (See What I Did There?)

  How are we doing this week? Rough? I hear ya. My Thanksgiving was bittersweet: calm and (mostly) relaxed, overcast and cozy — just how I like it! Now that the weekend is here, it’s back to work, but I

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How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Watch Cold War Documentaries (See What I Did There?)

  How are we doing this week? Rough? I hear ya. My Thanksgiving was bittersweet: calm and (mostly) relaxed, overcast and cozy — just how I like it! Now that the weekend is here, it’s back to work, but I

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GOOD NEWS! You Don’t Have To Hit Those Gross “Black Friday” Sales Today to Get All Your Christmas Shopping Done!!!

True Story: I did the “Black Friday” thing once…like, ten years ago. I think it was 2006 or 2007. Woke up at 4am, went to Sam’s Club and Joanne Fabrics with mah besties. Ate a lot of granola bars standing

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GOOD NEWS! You Don’t Have To Hit Those Gross “Black Friday” Sales Today to Get All Your Christmas Shopping Done!!!

True Story: I did the “Black Friday” thing once…like, ten years ago. I think it was 2006 or 2007. Woke up at 4am, went to Sam’s Club and Joanne Fabrics with mah besties. Ate a lot of granola bars standing

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When Reality Is Harder To Watch Than Reality TV

Remember back when we cared about things like Kardashians and who was going to win The Bachelorette? You know, before the Nazis silently took over our country and we were all murmuring to each other in disbelief: “how much worse can it get?” Life

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When Reality Is Harder To Watch Than Reality TV

Remember back when we cared about things like Kardashians and who was going to win The Bachelorette? You know, before the Nazis silently took over our country and we were all murmuring to each other in disbelief: “how much worse can it get?” Life

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My Last Half-Hearted Joke About Tr*mp Before I Either Write About Something Else, Or Hide Under My Bed Until 2020

  I keep checking my calendar because it feels like time just stopped on November 8th. Starting January 21, it’ll start to go backwards! No, that wasn’t “The Joke.”   The Joke is that I woke up on November 8th

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My Last Half-Hearted Joke About Tr*mp Before I Either Write About Something Else, Or Hide Under My Bed Until 2020

  I keep checking my calendar because it feels like time just stopped on November 8th. Starting January 21, it’ll start to go backwards! No, that wasn’t “The Joke.”   The Joke is that I woke up on November 8th

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Some Better Suggestions for the Cabinet: Reality Show Stars More Qualified And Less Evil Than Tr*mp

This election has shown us that less than half of half of the elligible voters in this country don’t know the difference between reality and reality TV, by electing a highly unqualified (*coughRACISTcough*) to the highest office in the country.

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Some Better Suggestions for the Cabinet: Reality Show Stars More Qualified And Less Evil Than Tr*mp

This election has shown us that less than half of half of the elligible voters in this country don’t know the difference between reality and reality TV, by electing a highly unqualified (*coughRACISTcough*) to the highest office in the country.

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Privilege, Empathy, and Survival

Wow. Quiet. So, we’re pretty fucked. Yeah, it’s been less than a week, and all the Tr*mp-apologist media outlets have been crowing “Come together with the alt-right!” “try to understand the white working class’s ability to overlook blatant racism and threats to

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Privilege, Empathy, and Survival

Wow. Quiet. So, we’re pretty fucked. Yeah, it’s been less than a week, and all the Tr*mp-apologist media outlets have been crowing “Come together with the alt-right!” “try to understand the white working class’s ability to overlook blatant racism and threats to

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GOOD NEWS: You Don’t Have To “Be Positive”

Well, hello again, friends. Every Friday, I try to highlight some of the things that have made me happy during the week. As I struggle in the fight against depression and anxiety, I found it helpful to focus even a

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GOOD NEWS: You Don’t Have To “Be Positive”

Well, hello again, friends. Every Friday, I try to highlight some of the things that have made me happy during the week. As I struggle in the fight against depression and anxiety, I found it helpful to focus even a

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Please, Please, PLEASE Vote for Hillary Clinton Tomorrow.

I don’t usually get political —   Okay, well, that’s a lie.   Well, I don’t usually BEG you to do anything, but today, I’m begging. PLEASE vote for Hillary Clinton tomorrow. I know some of you are still “undecided.”

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Please, Please, PLEASE Vote for Hillary Clinton Tomorrow.

I don’t usually get political —   Okay, well, that’s a lie.   Well, I don’t usually BEG you to do anything, but today, I’m begging. PLEASE vote for Hillary Clinton tomorrow. I know some of you are still “undecided.”

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Good News! “SMILE” – The Election Is Almost Over!

What a slog it’s been! Feels like this election has been going on for two years — which it actually almost has. So the Good News for today is that, in two days, we gain an extra hour of sleep (yay!) and

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Good News! “SMILE” – The Election Is Almost Over!

What a slog it’s been! Feels like this election has been going on for two years — which it actually almost has. So the Good News for today is that, in two days, we gain an extra hour of sleep (yay!) and

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What’s Going On With Me, LAAAATELYYYYY…

I know, it’s been quiet around here. Almost…too quiet. What’s been going on with me? I interviewed for a couple of jobs, made it through to the third round of interviews for both, and… Nothin’. Still nothin’. So, that’s a bummer.

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What’s Going On With Me, LAAAATELYYYYY…

I know, it’s been quiet around here. Almost…too quiet. What’s been going on with me? I interviewed for a couple of jobs, made it through to the third round of interviews for both, and… Nothin’. Still nothin’. So, that’s a bummer.

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The Backup Plan

So this week has been a ride! It started off pretty good, everything going well, things were looking up, even! AND NOW I’m here on the couch like, crying and watching animal videos and feeling completely hopeless. Let’s give this a run-down: I had

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The Backup Plan

So this week has been a ride! It started off pretty good, everything going well, things were looking up, even! AND NOW I’m here on the couch like, crying and watching animal videos and feeling completely hopeless. Let’s give this a run-down: I had

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Gender is DEAD! That’s the Good News this week!

Last Friday, I listed 7 things that made me exceedingly happy, and I enjoyed sharing so much, that I decided to make “a thing” of it. So welcome to the Second Weekly Edition of my Good News posts. YAY! Good

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Gender is DEAD! That’s the Good News this week!

Last Friday, I listed 7 things that made me exceedingly happy, and I enjoyed sharing so much, that I decided to make “a thing” of it. So welcome to the Second Weekly Edition of my Good News posts. YAY! Good

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Does This Cartoon Squash Look Like Donald Trump?!?

like, kind of, right? (photo of cartoon squash courtesy of ME, c/o the previous tenants who put this sticker of a cartoon squash on the refrigerator)

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Does This Cartoon Squash Look Like Donald Trump?!?

like, kind of, right? (photo of cartoon squash courtesy of ME, c/o the previous tenants who put this sticker of a cartoon squash on the refrigerator)

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Don’t Hashtag Pray For Me: Prayer-Shaming On Social Media, By Your Favorite Atheist

  ARGH I’m probably going to piss a lot of people off by saying this, but please, bear with me.   This whole “Hashtag-Pray-For-Somewhere” shit has GOTTEN OUT OF HAND.   So it used to be, back in The Day

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Don’t Hashtag Pray For Me: Prayer-Shaming On Social Media, By Your Favorite Atheist

  ARGH I’m probably going to piss a lot of people off by saying this, but please, bear with me.   This whole “Hashtag-Pray-For-Somewhere” shit has GOTTEN OUT OF HAND.   So it used to be, back in The Day

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A Lot Of Bad Things Happen

From The Washington Post. Okay, we all know he doesn’t pay his taxes, he doesn’t think America is “great,” and now he admits he doesn’t have any faith in the democratic process. What the hell? So, why is it that

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A Lot Of Bad Things Happen

From The Washington Post. Okay, we all know he doesn’t pay his taxes, he doesn’t think America is “great,” and now he admits he doesn’t have any faith in the democratic process. What the hell? So, why is it that

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