After a Tennessee resident was arrested on felony... →
This totally irks me. I’m some glad some lady on vacation made a point that the crippling incarceration rates in NYS couldn’t. Wouldn’t want tourism to be hurt, since obviously the welfare of the underprivileged isn’t important enough to garner a reaction from the blowhards running this state.
Why “Yes, But” Is the Wrong Response to Misogyny |... →
“Yes, but… not all men are like that. And if you’re going to talk about misogyny, you have to be extra-clear about that.” “Yes, but… misogyny doesn’t just happen in (X) community (atheist, black, gay, etc.). In fact, it’s worse in some other communities. So it’s not fair to talk about misogyny when it does happen in (X) community, as if it’s something special that we’re doing wrong.” “Yes,...
"That building is striking," I thought.
I’m in a cab and I just passed this building that screamed, “I AM AN ICON.” I decided it was the UN building based on my definitely not trademarked arbitrary system of educated guesses. I googled it, and to my immense pleasure I was correct. Seriously, a well-informed guess is one of my favorite victories.
What your gifts actually mean
I don’t know anything about you except you have a vagina, here’s a scented candle. Since you have a penis, I got you a polo shirt. I made you something that tastes bad. I sent 100+ texts trying to come up with something nonchalant to give you. I like seeing you naked. I would like to see you naked. I wish I never saw you naked. Gift cards are more personal than cash. I hope. You picked...
We’ve shared more laughs than I can remember, deeper sorrows than I ever...– Fun Size Bytes This is maybe the loveliest thing I’ve ever read
Actual thoughts I just had while undressing...
Wow, there’s a lot of pins. It shouldn’t take this much effort to make things look good I’m glad I don’t have to dress/undress a baby all the time I’m glad I don’t have a boyfriend with a drinking problem I’ve never seen Weekend at Bernie’s I guess this is why they always show seamstresses with pins in their mouths It’s funny how...
It’s like being ravenously hungry and eating only Saltines and Diet Coke.– Ainsley, on spending time with people who aren’t worth it.
I got home from a not so great day and mediocre...
A stack of blank VHS tapes might be nice. I’ve been using the ones I find around...– - Holiday Gift Guide for Me, 1997 (Age 10) In case you forgot, we live in the future.
It’s really the best you can do in life, is learn. You can’t really...– Louie CK I wholeheartedly agree with this.
Things I have learned today
More coffee A pilly oversize grey cardigan doesn’t detract from the fact that my shirt is way to low-cut for work. There is a little tiny icon that indicates read/write status. I am not as thorough as I thought. Trying to get to the gym 3x a week is harder than I want it to be. I really need to go to the eye doctor.
Imagine, if you will, a man who, as Speaker of the House, orchestrates the...– Hendrik Hertzberg, The New Yorker. (via langer)
My room at my mom’s house used to be a bomb shelter. It’s very cold,...– Gilmore Girls is quite possibly my favorite show ever.
Media reports are circulating that an unidentified Muslim cleric in Europe...– -Global Post Seriously, guys. I ate a banana after the gym this morning, and then I dry-humped a stranger on the subway.