YMMV: Four Letters to Make Advice More Meaningful

My advice to everyone: learn to automatically append “Your Mileage May Vary” to every piece of advice you’re given.  Even this. Every time you hear a piece of advice, think it: “Your Mileage May Vary”. Just because the advice was shared with you doesn’t mean you have to take it or that you’re even expected to. … More YMMV: Four Letters to Make Advice More Meaningful

Why we should be kind to readers of Fifty Shades

I thought it was about time to talk about Fifty Shades of Grey.  I’m not citing any sources because honestly, other people have researched this so much better than I ever could. Spoiler alert?  If you think Fifty Shades is bad because it includes BDSM (or premarital sex) at all, you should probably just shuffle … More Why we should be kind to readers of Fifty Shades

What I Learned About Getting Famous from the Kim Kardashian App

So Kim Kardashian: Hollywood is an app that exists (here on Google Play, as well).  The premise of the game is that you are new to Hollywood and by meeting Kim Kardashian, you are suddenly welcome to a world of gaming the players to instantly become famous.  Naturally. You work at a clothing store, and … More What I Learned About Getting Famous from the Kim Kardashian App

Heckling

So yes, I heckled some abortion protesters today. Their signs were just so stupid. In front of the parade of them were women carrying signs “I regret my abortion.” I’m genuinely sorry that you had to experience that situation and regret, but why should that make me want to outlaw abortion? The fact that YOU … More Heckling

Food

I don’t like a LOT of foods. I don’t know why I’m a picky eater.  I just am.  And it makes cooking flipping complicated.  I dislike so many things, almost every recipe I come across has something in it I refuse to eat.  Let’s take a look, shall we?

But I Want to Know!

I don’t know why I care so much. Whenever I meet someone, I must know within a few moments a short list of important personality and lifestyle features; their preferred gender, their relative age, a general category for their sense of humor and a vague impression of their sexual orientation. While I’m a staunch postmodernist, … More But I Want to Know!