So thrilled to be staying @TheEdgewaterSEA next month—it has always been my accommodation destiny! Pray I get a water view.
Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal said Tuesday that the internment of...– “Japanese Americans not surprised by internment lies”, FresnoBee.com It’s not new information, but it’s certainly the most public acknowledgement by a top US official of the racist misinformation which the US government knowingly put before the Supreme Court to justify internment. And since the...
I seem to have lost the ability to distinguish between someone flirting, joking, or being a dick.
RT @erintothemax: Almost 2 yrs to this day Dr. Tiller was murdered, and a man sits in jail for plotting more murder. STOP IGNORANCE, INT …
Apparently I work with people who turn invisible after 8 pm.
Does worrying whether you are a narcissist implicate you right off the bat?– One of the great philosophers of our time, Ms. Christina Kelly, posed this question in her excellent blog, Fallen Princess. However, I am going to counter-philosophize, and say that I believe this works the same way that “Crazy people don’t know they’re crazy” does. Hall...
At work until midnight, the internet is barely working, exploding pen, no food, no inspiration = Pity Party 2011
Time to curl up with Condition Black, my migraine and my muscle spasms. Giving my regrets and failed idealism the night off.
When I make my strong feminist statement you’ll know it (Janelle Monae sparkle...– Mindy Kaling is brilly but she forgot a few things: vintage skirt, 70s “SLUT” necklace, knitting needles (for yarn bombing), gender justice-oriented partner who does the child care, book-length thoughts on various pop culture figures, statement haircut. And CONVERSE PLEASE.
RT @brianboyer: Having a garden really changes your perspective on rain.
You know, being an asshole on the topic of does not make you any less of an...
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Lars von Trier blames Hitler comments on sobriety. One must admit this is a master stroke.
Why aren’t first-person diet accounts an ASME category already? http://nyti.ms/isJfR0 & http://bit.ly/m8HE5d & http://bit.ly/aje1M9
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maura: *steps back, whistling low* This explains the Pepto-Bismol facial.
Pretty sure that I will either have made someone cry or stab me by the end of today.
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so-treu: this is an article. this is an article that exists. and this is where you can go to tell these people how full of racist bullshit they are. The original story has been taken down but this is up: “Beauty May Be in Eye of Beholder but Eyes See What Culture Socializes,” which is about as clunky as you might expect from the title.
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Charlie Sheen was the world’s most famous john, and a sitcom was written around...– Roseanne Barr, peoples!
When the show went to No. 1 in December 1988, ABC sent a chocolate “1” to...– Roseanne Barr (via dr-clear-heels)
Eventually she told me that she had been told by one of Matt’s producers—his...– Roseanne, “And I Should Know” michelledean: “I need to work on making this my approach to life.” Me: After she fired all of her writers she was on Nightline or Donahue or something and the interviewer was challenging her on having done it, saying “Well isn’t it really hard...
Do something else besides feminism. I’m serious… Please, find something...– DEAR GOD YES. For the love of women, let this happen. More city council meetings, less “awareness raising.” (from here)
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“The heroes of such stories are usually amateur detectives who often have a college degree and use their life experiences as a tool for solving crimes.” If you substitute “British novels” and “Law & Order” for “life experience,” this is basically me. Also I am fully furnished with “an array of eccentric supporting characters, who provide...
Vane Pursuit (1989): A Peter Shandy mystery. A dastardly gang of rogues is...– Vane snatchers. By Charlotte MacLeod: Described as a “true lady” and often seen with hat and white gloves, MacLeod began writing at 6 a.m., continued through the morning, then used the afternoon for rewrites. She only started new books on Sundays and during writing would stay...
Volcano (2007): Thriller. The people of La Palma are fighting for their lives as...– A CONVOY OF SURFERS ARRIVE. Way to bury the lede, author Richard Doyle. However, Richard Doyle has the best Wikipedia page/life I have seen in a long time: Doyle was born in Guernsey and, on his third birthday, was presented at the court of Emperor Haile Selassie. He has lived in Tripoli,...