nbc (olympic) broadcasters
Male reporter referring to female reporter: She's our Vanna White
Female reporter: Again, condescending. Thank you
Solving a Problem
edwardspoonhands: So every once in a while, someone (or a couple of someones) will get it into their heads that it’d be cool to come visit us in real life by tracking down our addresses and knocking on our doors, or leaving presents on our doorstep or in our mail box. As harmless as that no doubt is, it is for some reason unsettling. A home is a private place and it’s weird to feel like the...
Eagle Scouts stand up to the Boy Scouts of America →
“I am giving back my proudest possessions because I don’t want to have my son or daughter one day say to me, ‘Did you know you were a member when the Boy Scouts used to not allow gay people to join?’ As an 11 year old, I remember my mother’s face contorting trying to hide the guilt after I asked her what it was like attending school in segregated North Carolina. That won’t be...
sometimes, there is nothing
shanenickerson: I woke up today to read about another horrific shooting in Colorado. The television media scambled to assign blame as the Twitterati raced to make observations supporting personal agendas, premature categorizations, and of course, tasteless jokes. Mass murder is frightening. It was frightening when it happened in Norway almost exactly a year ago, it was frightening when it...
I bought two half-gallons of ice cream while I was in town, but only because July is National Ice Cream Month and I felt it was my patriotic duty.
I found the flip flops I thought I’d lost two summers ago. They were hiding underneath a bag of yarn. The last time an incident was this telling of my lifestyle is when I tucked a piece of paper with my friend’s address on it in a cookbook and didn’t find it until almost five years later.
Activate the Mechanism!: SOPA IS BACK: Lamar Smith... →
abaldwin360: It’s not just ACTA that is being snuck back into law through undemocratic means. Lamar Smith, the powerful committee chairman and corporatist archvillain who tried to ram through SOPA last year is now bent on reviving his slain monster and unleash it upon the earth. The new bill, the…
I’m going out to eat at Dysart’s with a friend of mine tonight. I’m thinking that if I have a piece of pecan (protein) pie, pumpkin (vegetable) pie, and raspberry (fruit) pie for supper, I won’t have to feel guilty about the tollhouse pie I’ll have for dessert.