Archive for the ‘the radical notion that women are people’ Category

It is a truth universally acknowledged

February 6, 2010

Ms. Fairfax: so all of that to say, should i go to this fucking dinner or what?

Me: well here is the thing about that

I think there’s three choices

you could storm on in there guns a-blazin and pointedly ask why they don’t give two tugs of a dead dog’s dick about their friend’s birthday, which, no

Ms. F: hahahahahaha

So here are some thinky thoughts I have been having about friendships between women. (more…)

In which I think too hard about trash

January 21, 2010

So, I want to talk about a book I finished recently. (1)  Like all right-thinking people, I sometimes have a need to purge my brain of serious thinking by ingesting large amounts of trash.  Oftentimes, that trash takes the form of Jodi Picoult novels, which I find sometimes amusing despite her hilariously overworked mother-characters and her obvious, massive, throbbing boner for prosecutors. (2)  But this one gave me some pause.  Walk with me through my concerns. (more…)