Sunday Column

The best advice I’ve ever gotten is to write on a regular schedule. This is my attempt to produce a new piece every week.

It’s Black History Month And I’m Back On My Bullshit, Y’all

Do you remember that “Three Fictional Characters Challenge” that was popular on Facebook a few years ago? The point was to post a photoset of the three fictional characters you think are the best representation of yourself. At the time, the three characters that I picked were Hermione Granger, Leslie Knope, and Wednesday Addams. Very … Continue reading “It’s Black History Month And I’m Back On My Bullshit, Y’all”

Maybe You’re Mentally Ill, Or Maybe You’re Depressed Because Everything Is Terrible

The past year has been a real doozy, right? And I’m not just talking about the pandemic, or the civil unrest, or the beloved celebrities dying, or the fucking election. Apart from all the crazy shit we went through collectively, I’m pretty sure that everyone individually had a hellish year in some form or another. … Continue reading “Maybe You’re Mentally Ill, Or Maybe You’re Depressed Because Everything Is Terrible”

Joe Biden Has No Excuse Not To Be The Best Goddamn President We’ve Ever Had

The bar is so low for President Biden. So. Low. All he has to do is not lead a riotous mob in storming the capitol, or get himself impeached twice, or allow 400,000 American citizens to die of a largely preventable pandemic in less than a year, or tweet out insane ramblings in the middle … Continue reading “Joe Biden Has No Excuse Not To Be The Best Goddamn President We’ve Ever Had”

If We’re *All* Obsessed With True Crime, Then It’s Totally Not Weird, Right?

A few nights ago, in the middle of watching a four-part docuseries about the Night Stalker, my husband asked me what the deal is with women and true crime. I’ve been thinking it over ever since. I mean, we all know that women are obsessed with true crime television shows (and podcasts and books and … Continue reading “If We’re *All* Obsessed With True Crime, Then It’s Totally Not Weird, Right?”

But If You Take The Blue Pill, You Still Get To Look At Memes

Every few months, I seriously consider deleting all my social media. I picture it like the closing scene of a classic Western: a cowboy dropping his six-shooter into the dirt and sauntering unburdened into the sunset, his dueling days behind him and a world of fresh possibilities ahead. Just think of it. To live a … Continue reading “But If You Take The Blue Pill, You Still Get To Look At Memes”

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