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Allow Me to Distract You From the Horrible World We Live In By Talking In Depth About Ed Sheeran Again

This is a pretty fucked up time in the world’s history. Everything is bleak and terrible except Beyoncé released a pregnancy announcement that looks like a scene out of the Czech movie Daisies and there is new Ed Sheeran. I get it — the president wants … Continue reading

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How to Tell the Difference Between Yaz, the 80s Band, and Yaz, the Popular Brand of Birth Control

I do not have a box of years-expired Yaz the 80s band sitting in a drawer on my bureau. Yaz the birth control is never featured in a cool montage on The Americans, which happens at least once to Yaz the … Continue reading

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Lines From This Month’s Vanity Fair Cover Story on Benedict Cumberbatch Where I Nodded to Myself and Said, “Ah Yes, Quite Good, Quite Good.”

“In a hillside town near Darjeeling, he taught English to Tibetan monks, giving himself a crash course in improvisation as he conjured up instructional games.” “By the third night, Cumberbatch recalls, ‘I started to have really weird, fucked-up dreams, and … Continue reading

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My Trenchant Take on the 2016 Election

I made a political comment recently and my mother said, “That’s very good. You should do a blog post on that.” She has never read this blog because she does not want to. I have not made any overt political … Continue reading

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Kanye Lyrics I Intend to Embroider and Frame as Decoration In the Giant Mansion Where I Will No Doubt Live Someday

I’m not doing his tweets, because we all know all of his tweets deserve to be framed and hung over the mantelpiece of every stately home. In one of the walk-in closets to get me ready for the day: “You … Continue reading

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Which Very Old Dog from the Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary Are You?

This week I discovered the only thing about Facebook that does not make me want to pour gasoline all over myself and run into a burning building. It is called the Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary Facebook page and, as Brian Feldman … Continue reading

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Pokemon I Relate To On A Deep, Spiritual Level

Tangela Just a mess of wires, with eyes in the middle being like, “WTF am I about?” Snorlax Super fat, always tired Oddish Just a dummy Gloom Too obvious Abra Thinks he’s psychic Grimer/Muk Living garbage, sewer waste Koffing Has severe … Continue reading

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