There isn’t much left in my childhood bedroom in Pennsylvania. Save a few well-worn t-shirts with sentimental value (of the “state champs” or “summer tour ‘98” variety), I’ve donated most of the contents of my closet to the salvation army and handed everything else off to my ever-shrinking grandmother. Even my extensive tape collection is gone, thanks to...
[Redacted]: i had a dream i had unprotected sex with woody allen and mayor bloomberg and had to call robin's stepdad to get the morning after pill
me: hey, hey. it's OTC baby! you can keep robin's stepdad out of it...
[Redacted]: i know i remember that at the end of the dream: i was like, wait, isn't this over the counter now?
[Redacted]: but we also had sex while floating in the air, so that's dream logic for you...
By dropping the financing for abstinence-only sex ed, Congress could save enough...– Amanda Robb, in The New York Times
An incredible outfit-by-outfit chronicle of my... →
(Via feministing, via caralyn, who just bought 45 BSC books on ebay.)
Girl, you ain’t got no arms!– The rationale used by the woman working the drive thru at a McDonald’s in Rockford, IL, when she allegedly refused to give Dawn Larson, who was born with Holt-Oram Syndrome, her food. (I just heard comedian Natasha Leggero, a Rockford native, tell his on stage at Union Hall and, of course,...
Note to self:
Stay away from men with the last name “Peterson.”
Guess who had more champagne?
Me: I wish I could teleport to the toilet right now.
Kerry: If you're going to go so far as to ask for special powers, shouldn't you aim a little higher?
Me: OK, I wish I could be magically equipped with an invisible catheter right now.
Kerry: Gross. I was thinking more 'I wish didn't have to go to the bathroom at all.' Forget it.
Personal assistant is charged in broker's killing →
I am a little alarmed by how many friends have since said they’ve “sooooo been there.”
‘How is school?’ is like, the typical adult question, so you have to...– An adorable and slightly precocious fifth-grader, from How to Talk to Kids, one of my favorite This American Life episodes in a while. (I highly recommend Act One, on comedy for kids at summer camp.) Why is it that, once we hit our twenties, we so easily forget the huge distinctions that define...
CLEARLY childhood sexual slavery is funny. Ugh.
Two free tracks from the Mobius Band →
Off their new album, Heaven: Lots of layers, textures, moods, melodies, perfectly placed blips and subtle fuzz—I’m never quite sure if I want to dance or put my head back and drift off. And I mean that in the best possible way…
I think we all know THE fashion moment of the year has got to be Nancy Pelosi...– You have to hand it to Stephen Colbert for so graciously presenting to Pelosi at Glamour’s Women of the Year Awards. (You know, since she kind of advised members of the House not to go on his show and all…watch the full clip here.)