SC Senators Promote Teaching of Magic, Ruin Third Grader's Dreams

What's great about an eight-year-old girl writing to her state legislature and proposing the adoption of a state fossil with really solid reasoning? EVERYTHING. There's nothing bad about that situation.

What makes that situation horrible? Nothing, unless you add in a couple of fundamentalist god botherers who believe… » 3/31/14 11:10pm 3/31/14 11:10pm

Shocking News: Anti-Abortion Legislator Never Thought of Women

In a stunning revelation that I'm sure has already blown off all of your socks, an anti-abortion legislator in Ohio has admitted that he never even considered the issue of abortion from a woman's perspective.

You know, the only people who are actually affected by anti-abortion legislation. » 12/31/13 11:53am 12/31/13 11:53am

Advice for a Friend, Concerning Emotionally Manipulative Relationships

TW for emotional blackmail, self-harm, and suicidal threats.

I have an internet friend who is in a bad situation. She's been in a long distance relationship for three years with someone who has problems with self-harm, and who threatens suicide when she tries to break off the relationship. He is currently transitioning… » 12/15/13 10:34pm 12/15/13 10:34pm

My Gas Station Convenience Store Is Better Than Yours BATTLE BEGIN

I don't normally feel things like civic pride or corporate loyalty, and I don't normally get excited by things like Buzzfeed articles, but today I am breaking both of those trends to share with anyone who might not be aware THIS STUNNING FACT:

If you don't have a Wawa near you, your life is not as great as it could be. » 11/08/13 1:55pm 11/08/13 1:55pm


For centuries, humankind has grappled with the unassailable ennui of its apparently unfulfilled purpose. Generations of poets, philosophers, artists, and intellectuals have expended themselves in the quest to achieve the culmination of human destiny, and to usher in an era of unprecedented prosperity and joy. Each has… » 11/04/13 4:20pm 11/04/13 4:20pm