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NaPoWriMo Poem for April 26

unsouled merchandise

the plastic form, the plastic grin;
the blurbs beneath the bubble wrap
commit a pleonastic sin:
they don’t seduce, but do entrap.

ideas, feelings, memories; 102 more words

Francis's liveblog based on the 'Identities' panel of the conference

This is Francis Gilbert’s liveblog:

12:46 Updated : 12:49

“He knelt in front of me on the bleachers”. The monosyllables are important.


The fact that a man is kneeling before another man indicates this is an erotic moment, possibly a “blow-job”. 928 more words

Delegate Biographies And Details

The Tinder Ad Campaign

Currently, there are a few outlets that Tinder is using to reach it’s audience. The company is using videos both as a draw and as a cautionary tale, even teaming up with the AIDS task force in one PSA. 377 more words

Being a Perfect Lady

You know what I think needs to be brought up more often? How having a vagina is the worst thing ever. No, seriously, think about it, it totally is. 587 more words


Sorry. I Didn't Get The Memo

Ever had one of those days when you really ought to be working on that urgent project, but instead sit at your desk alternating between shaking your fist in impotent rage and fits of uncontrollable laughter, all because of something you read? 614 more words


Bill Watterson, Kenyon College Commencement Speech, May 20, 1990

“…Selling out is usually more a matter of buying in. Sell out, and you’re really buying into someone else’s system of values, rules and rewards. The so-called “opportunity” I faced would have meant giving up my individual voice for that of a money-grubbing corporation. 425 more words