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Off the Shelf: The Human Stain

The Human Stain by Philip Roth

My rating: 2 of 5 stars

The novel follows Nathan Zuckerman as he tries to unravel his fascination with Coleman Silk, a former classics professor at Athena College who had resigned after a scandal that painted him a racist. 456 more words


Losing Your Shit From Period Brain

As menstruating traveler, there are things to consider while traveling that the non-uterine probably rarely think about. The obvious is the monthly blood storm, if you aren’t managing that shit with birth control (I’m not) and the fuckton of pads and tampons you have to lug around if you are headed to places where… 523 more words


ANOTHER VIEW FROM THE TEA PARTY: INTELLIGENT FACTION (# 4 in the Satirical Series Emails from the Tea Party)

Contrary to the email you’ve received to date from various other less well-informed members of our great Tea Party, my wife and I are both educated, well-informed university graduates, (me; … 342 more words


Portion control

I watched as my cube farm colleague folded the top of the bright yellow candy wrapper and place it in her desk drawer.

“What are you doing?” I ask.

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Donald Trump today defended his remarks to an attendee at The Central Wisconsin Convention and Expo Center in Rothschild, Wisconsin.

Mr. Trump was in the middle of his remarks when Timothy Rogers yelled from out of the crowd; ”My mother says you’re crazy.” According to witnesses Trump stopped his remarks, glared at Mr. 678 more words


The Earth is Really Good at Secret Farting

So do you remember the other day when I wrote about how Iceland had given me hives? Of course you do. You  might also remember that at the end of the post I mentioned how CJ and I were planning a trip to some geothermic pools, one of the must-do activities in Iceland according to countless friends and travel sites. 1,015 more words


Misadventures are Catching ... Fire

We arrived in Reykjavik on Good Friday. If your experience of the standard Christian holidays has been US-based, this tip is for you: everything is closed… 732 more words