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I've never been able to plan my life. I just lurch from indecision to indecision.

Alan Rickman

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Yesterday, Alyssa Milano tweeted that women should go on a hashtag SexStrike and not have sex until Georgia strikes down its (unbelievably misogynistic and draconian) law making abortion a felony...


Subtitled, An Open Letter to Republicans Everywhere. Another day, another school shooting. It’s an incredibly blasé way to put it, right? But if you’re a Republican who voted for the current Repu...


Some days, life is good. And some days, I wish Thanos and the Infinity Gauntlet were real, and that you really could snap your fingers and wipe out 50% of all living things. This entry brought to...


I will not tell a word about what happens in the movie… But if you’d like, I can tell you how and why I had a tub of cream cheese in my purse the whole time. UPDATE 5/6: The Cream Cheese Incide...



Yesterday, I woke up with my right eye almost swollen shut, and massive swelling on that side as well, and through a process of elimination (aka, screaming “WHAT THE FUCK HAPPENED TO MY FACE?!”),...



My hair has been many colors throughout my life. I was born with a head of fine, jet-black hair, which stuck around until I was about 12. Then, it lightened to a rich mahogany. At 15, I dyed my h...


Notre Dame Cathedral is in flames, and will likely be completely destroyed. Whatever your feelings about Catholicism, you can’t deny this is awful. Notre Dame is an important historical landmark,...


Not knowing if you should be happy that Julian Assange was arrested on charges of skipping bail (for sexual assault, no less), horrified that he’s being extradited to the US (but he’s wanted for ...


I was supposed to see the Interrupters last week, for a class I’m taking, called “The History of Pop Music.” (For those of you who don’t know them, go to YouTube and look up “She’s Kerosene.”) Bu...


Current Book(s) A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley, which I’m reading for my Conversations with Shakespeare class. I must say, even though this class is insanely hard, it’s nice to actually be chall...


(Before I go on: People. THREE QUESTION MARKS IN A ROW DOES NOT A DEFINITIVE STATEMENT MAKE. STOP THAT SHIT. STOP IT NOW.) Edgelady wannabe-feminist declares Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pil...


Oof. Right in the truth.


By sharing a viral Reddit threat about tough truths, but still. It’s one of the few, non-Kardashian related posts on the site right now! (I mean, I wish they’d post something about the flooding i...


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez asks: ‘What Good Are Your Thoughts and Prayers?” I am not going to copy the whole article here, but I will post my favorite part: Prayers are nothing but spiritual m...


Hi, Body, you obstinate fucker. I did the thing where I don’t put all the food in my face. I drank the clear splashy stuff. I drank the brown, caffeinated splashy stuff, without the sweet, crysta...


“How I Would Cover the College Admissions Scandal as a Foreign Correspondent,” by Masha Gessen. The college-admissions scandal—in which fifty people have been indicted for scheming to get the chi...


Apparently Mercury is retrograde right now, which… Look, I don’t believe in astrology. I’m not fierce and sexy because I’m a Scorpio, I’m fierce and sexy because I have gigantic boobs that kinda ...



FebMusMo 01: Favorite song from your favorite band in senior year of HS. FebMusMo 02: A song that never fails to make you dance in your chair/car. FebMusMo 03: A song you have a hard time listeni...


Baby Boomers are the lonely, tech-addicted, hookup-loving, echo-chamber-living-in stereotypes they keep accusing Millennials of being. I guess it’s true, you do hate in others that which you hate...


It turns out that being a state employee has a bunch of amazing perks. Like, you find out that the Indy Fuel, a minor league hockey team, is holding a Harry Potter-themed night, complete with ice...


I am terrible at these things, really. A song whose lyrics you like more than the melody itselfI’ve mentioned before, but even though I love the song, I hate Mick Jagger’s voice on it. A grea...


I’m currently taking Intro to Cultural Anthropology, and I gotta say, I fekkin’ love this class. I’ve always wanted to take an anthropology class, and this is a great intro. Plus, our professor i...


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