I can’t really remember the last time that I went to any kind of church service. It may have been May 2012, at my cousin’s wedding. It was shortly after that that I started my path down the atheist rabbit hole, studying the art of Felix Gonzalez-Torres and, eventually, falling out of my faith. More »
To all of you Canadians who have been dying to study the Queen of the world, now is your chance.
A course on Queen Bey herself is now being offered by the University of Waterloo in Canada for the Fall 2015 semester.
The actual name of the course is “Gender and… More »
Most of us in the Western world adhere to the Busy Myth: we believe on some level that more we complain about being “busy” to our friends, the more social cred we get. Apparently, the busier we are, the more work ethic we must have, which in turn evolves into a moral superiority humblebrag competition — who got the least slee… More »
Ladies, did you know!? If you want your partner to put a ring on it, being your plain old normal self is simply not enough! You must invest in your future marriage by taking your credit card for a spin and piling on thousand-dollar attire lest he discover you are actually a bridge troll who wears Target dresses. At… More »
I’m a Humanist, and if I believe in anything, I believe in the human imagination. It’s hard for me to wrap my head around the concept that religious and spiritual belief are based in real-world facts, the way a lot of religious and spiritual people do. To me, spiritual belief is part of the huma… More »
I have a copy of Caitlin Moran’s How To Build A Girl and I have yet to start reading it, but from what I’ve been told so far, it’s worth being very excited about. The novel follows a teenager named Johanna as she reinvents herself into a drinking, sexing, music writer named Dolly Wilde -… More »
We all know we should drink more water, but it’s just so…boring. We can do better than this! Click through for 11 takes on infused water that make staying hydrated fun! More »
“The idea is that if you can reach your belly-button from behind, it means you have a good figure. If not, you probably need to lose weight.” Oh. More »
One of my clients, who just recently retired, is trying to find a new life direction. Now a multimillionaire, from the sale of her company, she’s now bored and feeling emotionally paralyzed regarding her perspective future. After crossing her own “financial finish line,” as millions of us aspire to — instead of booking a… More »
Building a planter just about drove me insane, but dang does it feel good to have made it myself. More »
Warm weather means long sunny weekends and the sudden itch to explore someplace new, so why not start with your own backyard? If you More »
Remember when sites like Kayak and Travelocity entered our lives and everyone was all, “This is the end for travel agents”? At the time, that was kind of true—why would anyone spend the time to talk to a real live person to plan a trip when you could do everything online? Now, though, travel agent… More »
I loved my first-ever facial, but not for the reasons you’d think. More »
The only lip balm that won’t emsaculate you, guaranteed. … More »
American Apparel, your one-stop shop for mesh bralettes and pants marketed to adult women but sized for children, is having an image crisis. Disgraced CEO Dov Charney is a proven lech and stock prices have plummeted. Now, Bloomberg reports that the beleaguered company is undergoing a makeover to prove that they’re more than just vaginas o… More »
At a wedding this past weekend, a woman came up to me as I greeted the groom, a friend from college that I had known for years. “You must be the bride!” she exclaimed. “How nice to meet you in person!” I paused, genuinely taken aback.
The bride is a Pakistani woman, 26… More »
He’s not interested in your shit. … More »
Kanye West loves many things including, his wife Kim Kardashian, his baby North West, himself and ice cream. He loves ice cream so much that he smiles around it — a rarity! See above, in which walking down the street with his wife holding a cone of ice cream is enough to make himself smile… More »
Good news: Bees really aren’t (that) scary! More »