It’s that time of the year. The time of the year when school is very nearly out, and it’s like all the kids are jacked on sugar cookie-crank. My nephews — I cannot believe I now have FOUR of them. FOUR. I’m beginning to think both my sisters have some kind of secret handshake that … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: November 2015
No Men, No Funny? (a bit of a rambling inquiry)
Okay, so, there was this piece by Olga Khazan in The Atlantic today. An article that, naturally, caught my attention right off the bat. There’s nothing particularly new about the argument that men don’t care much for funny women. I hear it all the time. Its sexist premise was quite often evident during my improv days, even though … Continue reading
Aaaaaaand Yet Another Writer Behaving Badly.
Then there is the case of Countdown quiz show winner and narcissistic delusionoid, Mr. Richard Brittain, and his self-published opus, The World Rose, a work that had been originally published on the fan-fiction hub Wattpad. As soon as I read he’d posted it there first, I knew his audience would be in for a treat, … Continue reading
Rich Girls Behaving Badly
It’s said that you can’t change a person who doesn’t want to change. I call bullshit. And it is sometimes…messy. I did a study abroad in London during my junior year as an undergrad. Funny because it really wasn’t a study “abroad” for me as I’d been attending school in Georgia, and my family was … Continue reading