Things that CANNOT screen for breast cancer
I posted this photo back on October 14, 2009 with the caption: “breast cancer is an excellent reason to buy kitschy, pink shit” It was a half-sarcastic remark. On the one hand, funding breast cancer research and prevention is important. On the other hand, the whole pink thing and the whole making cancer sexy thing (we’ve all seen the “save our twins” bras,...
How long does it take Mitt Romney to earn your... →
Slate made a nifty calculator to answer this question. Mitt can make my yearly salary in less than a day. How long does it take you to make his?
I’m not concerned about the very poor– Presidential candidate Mitt Romney on CNN this morning I almost fell off the elliptical when I heard him say this. Geezus. Wow. I understand that the middle class is being squeezed and that’s cause for concern, and he does qualify the statement by saying that holes in the safety net should...
Video Clip of Puppet Newscast →
Because so many of you were interested in my post on WOIO’s use of puppets to cover a high-profile court case in Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Rick Perry's Good Idea →
…Yet there was more to Perry’s campaign than blunders. It was also a campaign of “ideas.” Few of them were good, alas. For example, reducing the salaries of members of Congress by half, to eighty-seven thousand dollars a year, is not a good idea. Neither is a tax cut that would net the richest one per cent more than five thousand dollars a week and the unrichest twenty per cent less than two...
It’s going to be a 龍 year!– Pablohoney Happy lunar new year!
Good Riddance, 2011 (things I said impulsively and...
Context--Date 2 and I were eating dumplings at Chinatown Express when he poured his own cup of tea.
Me: Oh god, I'm never going get married!
Date 2: Excuse me?! (Looks alarmed)
Me: Oh no--no, it's not like that. Don't take it like that. In Taiwan, they say that if the person who sits across from you pours his or her own tea, it means you'll never get married because you're not an attentive wife. It's a joke. I forget that I can't say things like that around my friends who don't do China stuff.
Date 2: *laughs nervously*