Monthly Archives: August 2011

MTV Awards 2011 Exegesis

Oh god, what a fucking travesty. I’ll try to break it down for you. A large group of untalented people “sang” awful songs for an enthusiastic audience of vacuous industry types. Lady Gaga pretended to be The Fonz and wouldn’t … Continue reading

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“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. And the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics. You … Continue reading

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Ask a Man

ASK A MAN #103: ABOUT GETTING A MAN TO CLEAN “How do I get my boyfriend to clean a little? I’m a realist and I know he’s never going to seriously clean something but he works half the hours I … Continue reading

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I Have Issues

In the morning, my youngest Wolf will be going off to college. I am braced for Empty Nest Syndrome. Being me, I googled Empty Nest Syndrome. All the images are depressing. The moms all look like the women in ads … Continue reading

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The Horror of Spanx

Why do you have to wear Spanx when you’re pregnant? Isn’t this a time to relax and celebrate your changing body? Since everyone can see you’re pregnant, why do they need you to have a compressed ass and thighs? I … Continue reading

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Ask a Man

ASK A MAN #102: ABOUT NAGGING “How do I make it sound less like nagging and more like reminding?” -Sam “It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Samuel is ‘God heard’. Also possibly as ‘requested of God…’” … Continue reading

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Send in the Clowns

“Rick Perry is like George Bush without the ethics or intelligence”   – Jim Hightower Michelle Bachman poses with her children and her gay homophobic husband. Who wouldn’t want these fine Christians in the White House? And here are Mrs. Palin’s … Continue reading

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Ask a Man

ASK A MAN #101: ABOUT HANDSHAKES “When they met one another, there was an uneasy moment as each watched the other’s right hand. If it went to his sword or gun, there was a battle, but if it went to … Continue reading

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He who Hesitates is Skirtless

This dramatic and frightening Thakoon “bustle skirt” greeted me at Shopbop this morning, only to disappear by midnight. What the fuck?!   Did it turn back into a pumpkin, or did it sell out in one day? You need to see … Continue reading

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Art in the Street: A Hipster Lament

Today we went to the Museum of Contemporary Art to see an exhibit of graffiti and street art. Little did I know it was The Place to Be, with a long line of hipsters waiting to get inside the museum. … Continue reading

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