Category Archives: Horrible Stuff

Here We Are Now, Entertain Us

It goes without saying that I am horrified and despondent about the election. I don’t even want to type his name. My husband and I have been glued to cable news for hours every day but now we can’t bear … Continue reading

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Dear World, So Sorry!

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The Weiner Vortex

No one warned me about the Weiner documentary. I expected a fun, lurid, behind-the-scenes look at Anthony Weiner’s well-earned fall from grace. But it’s deeply depressing, on every level. I had hoped to get over it, but now he’s back, … Continue reading

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Complaint Round-up, Take Two

Okay, so there’s skin cancer, big deal, removed and stitched up. If it were a serious life-threatening form of cancer, I would ignore it. But somehow, I’ve ended up making a million doctor appointments, as though I’m a car getting … Continue reading

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Psycho

While the news tonight is all about Trump‘s history as a sexual predator, I have trouble remembering that just yesterday I was trying to view him with compassion. I was trying to view him through a different lens: He is … Continue reading

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Shot In The Face

Today we were waiting in line at our neighborhood Pollo Loco and the line wasn’t moving. I saw that the guy giving his order at the cash register was gesticulating impatiently. Something was up. The guy was raising his voice … Continue reading

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Is Everyone Insane?

Can we just admit that Trump is ruining our lives? Every day, every hour, it’s non-stop Trump. It’s killing me, but I can’t stop looking for new lies to flip out about, new insults to our intelligence, new interviews with … Continue reading

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Recycling Hostility

In just one day, I have received threats of physical violence and an actual curse, both transmitted over the Internet. Now, I am fully aware of having myself generated enough hostility online to light up several baseball stadiums if not … Continue reading

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Top Ten Worst People

Someone just remarked to me that calling Mother Theresa ‘bad’ was only relative; on a scale of 1 to 10, was she as bad as Hitler, or Pol Pot? So now, probably because I’m a little stoned, I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Apologies To Leslie Jones, Even Though I’m White

I want to apologize to Leslie Jones for the awfulness of people on the Internet. When she was abused on Twitter by a bunch of brain-damaged racist trolls led by some cunt from Breitbart, I was truly aghast at the … Continue reading

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