Minchin Monday and Domestic Violence

First, because I do not want this excellent commentary missed or forgotten or diluted by being placed at the end of this silliness, here. That is brillantly written. It's hard for me to make philosophical and moral arguments clearly, and it's damn near impossible for me to make any argument at all concisely, but this … Continue reading Minchin Monday and Domestic Violence

A Firing Squad and Drunk At a Barbecue

Memorial Day. For most people these days - and this is not me saying that this is necessarily good or bad, but it's just a statement of fact - it's the beginning of summer. Most people I talk to can't even tell me the difference between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Now, to be totally … Continue reading A Firing Squad and Drunk At a Barbecue

Minchin Monday and Still Not Perfect

I had lots written today but I've got nothing at this point. I've been called incompetent by one of the most chauvanistic, elitist pieces of work in this town. And it shouldn't bother me and it doesn't so much personally as it does just in a macrocasmic way. Like, it makes me sad for humanity … Continue reading Minchin Monday and Still Not Perfect

Hanged Men and Roseanne is my Homegirl

This is a big, big day for me y'all. My homegirl is coming back. Roseanne is like my mascot. I grew up idolizing her. I wasn't raised in a family of loud women. The women in my family were quiet, and mostly well-behaved. They weren't weak. My mom definitely ran the show, I think, but … Continue reading Hanged Men and Roseanne is my Homegirl

A Caramel Macchiato and Detective Chimenti

I set up a pretty significant interview last week. I set up interviews, and conduct interviews, every single day. They are not difficult. Rarely do they make me nervous or hesitant. I've discovered that the silver bullet for social anxiety is to manipulate your life such that every interaction takes place solely with the focus … Continue reading A Caramel Macchiato and Detective Chimenti