We’re not really using it anyway The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no […]
Lifelong student with interests a mile wide and an inch deep. Autodidact. Pedant, hopefully of the slightly more pleasant sort. Sharer of things learned along the way. Lately of a creative bent.
ArtsWeek: Bringing up the rear with anti-art (NSFW)
What the hell is this art thing, anyhow? This goes out to every tween with a feeling and a pen or a brush or a stick and a bucket and a bad […]
On labor and survival of the species
I’ve had a political reckoning, of sorts. As much as I hate boxes and labels, I think I’ve finally figured out where my political inclinations actually lean. I’m labor, but we have […]
Trump is going to need a cabinet
And it is going to be GREAT Okay, I’m a realist. I have to accept that there is a legitimate possibility that Trump will be president. In which case, the best thing […]
Moment of #Mansplanation
Actually… I just had a chance to read this op/ed from last year’s NYT: What makes a woman? The subject is still timely, especially thanks to hijinks like those coming out of […]
Moist around the world
No, not global moistening It’s old news, as well as new old news, that moist is just not in vogue right now. We don’t like it. It’s a horrid word. There’s even […]
The marzipan alligator: what do you have in your fridge?
See also: #legacyfoodstuffs Back in, oh, let’s call it ’86 (for the sake of nice round numbers), Mom was really sweet and brought me a tasty snack from Haydel’s, as she was […]
Not endorsing, just calling it: Trump in 2016
This is where consistency gets me If I’m going to be really cynical about politics and assume that Big Business calls the shots, government jumps, I should run with it. Many of […]
Racism: are we all having the same conversation?
No, and as with so many of our wedge issues, that’s a fundamental problem Cracked posted a fine article that makes the case quite well. From my humble position of privilege, I’ll […]
If you have principles, that’s privilege
As I scan the headlines here and there, I encounter a new brand of fuckery…the claim that refusal to vote Hillary if Bernie doesn’t win the nomination is privilege. That’s some serious […]