Here Comes the Honey Boo Boo Backlash →
It took me an incredibly long time to write a think piece defending reality TV against people who insist that it’s merely indicative of the recent decline of our civilization, even though the first reality show premiered 40 YEARS AGO. But then I accidentally deleted it. And I had to try to rewrite it with a 10-month-old literally hanging off my arm, pressing buttons on the keyboard, and...
potpsychology: Outtake: We can’t agree on an answer.
I worry about anyone who is lighting themselves on fire for our enjoyment. I...– from a NYT Mag piece about Cat Marnell. It bothers me when people feel like they have to publicly wring hands over women like Cat who are documenting their personal experiences—experiences that go against the grain of how we learn that women should behave. No one was scared for Norman Mailer....
Mr. Gif made this for us after I posted about the business of gifs!
I’ve been watching this over and over and over and over.
"How to Be a ____"
maureenoco: Person Person Woman Girl Gentleman DIY humanity. True story: When Rich and I decided to name our parody advice book How to Be we did so because we thought it sounded stupid enough. We were right!
There is not one human problem that could not be solved if people would simply...– Gore Vidal, 1925-2012: Prolific, Elegant, Acerbic Writer (NYT)