The People We Hate At The Wedding

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I’ve heard tales about families who get along well, have each others backs and actually look forward to seeing each other. Mind you, I’ve never met any of these mythical families, and I most certainly don’t belong to one. Apparently neither does Grant Ginder, because he has managed to perfectly capture the lying, backbiting, passive-aggressiveness … Read more

Conversations With My Family

Conversation with my mom.   (A factory in our town is being bought by a huge corporation from Bangkok.)   My mom: The Chinese are taking over everything. Me: …I’m pretty sure Bangkok is in Thailand. My mom: That can’t be right. I’m sure it’s in China. Me: No, really. It’s the capital of Thailand. … Read more

5 Reasons Why Women Shouldn’t Serve in the Military

1. Woman have different hygienic needs. Not gonna lie, when I first heard guys claiming this, I was confused. What does it meannnn? I’m talking total Vegas blackout, Mike-Tyson’s-tiger-in-your-hotel-room level of confusion. However, I’ve since embraced it. What they’re referring to is the V. The vag. The vajayjay. The gorgina. Our girly parts. All kinds … Read more

On The Spotless Mind

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I’m reading this book on mind control and brainwashing. It’s pretty fascinating stuff, with chapters on various covert government operations, the military, underground scientific experiments, etc.   The chapter I’m on now has produced my favorite line by far. They’re discussing the Moonies and other pseudo-religious cults that popped up in the 70s, most of … Read more