Posts tagged "rant"

Sightseeing Tour Guide Lets It All Out On Last Day Of Work, Starts Racist “Fuck Chinatown” Chant

When people wake up on the wrong side of bed, bad things happen. Unfortunately, for a group of tourists visiting San Francisco, their sightseeing tour guide (who happens to be…

Katie Oldenburg | October 23, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Frisky Rant: If You’re Eating Smelly Food On The Train, I Hate You

I ask very little of the New York subway system. I want trains to come when they’re supposed to, I want them to not break down while I’m riding them,…

Katie Oldenburg | October 1, 2014 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: Oh Please, Pinterest Isn’t “Killing” Feminism

My name is Amelia. I am a feminist. I also have a Pinterest account. If a recent lengthy piece on Buzzfeed (wait, Buzzfeed does “lengthy”?) is to be believed, these two…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 2, 2012 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: For F#$%’s Sake, Fat People Need To Go To The Doctor Too

As some of you may have noticed, I’m really rather fat. I mention it only because it’s relevant — it has a significant impact on my life; people treat me…

Marianne Kirby | August 30, 2012 - 12:00 pm

File Under: Things That Make Me Want To Gouge My Eyes Out — Folk Magazine

Maybe you know one — one of those annoying, neo-folk “folks” who insist on telling you how amazing it is to grow your own food and can your own preserves…

Julie Gerstein | August 15, 2012 - 2:40 pm

An Open Letter To The Woman Who Stole My Cab This Morning

Dear Woman With The Rolling Suitcase Who Stole My Cab This Morning,

Did you think I wouldn’t notice? That I wouldn’t see you roll past me, stop no…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 17, 2012 - 4:00 pm

The Soapbox: Gizmodo’s “Pinterest Is Tumblr For Ladiez” Is Insulting To Everyone

I’m not a big fan of the tech blog Gizmodo. While I am a self-professed geek-girl who loves technology, I often find their tone to be a little too snarky,…

Rebecca Hui | January 25, 2012 - 2:00 pm

5 Pet Peeves That Make Me Really Stabby

I think of myself as a fairly laid-back person — usually it takes a lot to really irritate me. (Maybe it’s because I grew up in California and all the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 3, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Charlie Sheen’s Rant That Took Down “Two And A Half Men”

Well, folks, it’s a wrap for the rest of the season of “Two and a Half Men.” Because of Charlie Sheen’s antics, including his latest radio rant on “The Alex…

Ami Angelowicz | February 25, 2011 - 11:45 am

David Arquette Is A Man On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown

David Arquette’s verbal diarrhea needs to stop already. As we’ve already surmised, he’s having a nervous breakdown and talking about it on the air again. While appearing on the “Howard

Ami Angelowicz | December 16, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Frisky Rant: WTF, Marie Claire?

This morning Sally McGraw of the blog Already Pretty alerted her Twitter followers to an article about plus-size television stars that was posted on yesterday. Her initial response, “Seriously,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 26, 2010 - 5:40 pm

The Justification For $100 Lululemon Sweatpants

Lululemon sweatpants generally run $80 to $130, prices that are probably leaving some of you poised over your keyboards, ready to extol the many virtues of Target and imply that…

Lily Q | December 8, 2009 - 6:50 pm