Inane whining rant -- the saga of the two weddings continues

Oh man I have SO hit my dealing-with-people limit for the day. Fuck bridal showers. Fuck bridal showers where all the planning and preparation lands on the people who weren't supposed to be responsible for the shower. Fuck everybody. There are too many damn people in the world and too many damn people in my space.… » 2/26/15 9:42pm 2/26/15 9:42pm

[Updated with thanks ] Fucking facebook . . . nothing you haven't seen…

Red is a friend who should know better, green is me, blue is someone I don't know. I don't know if have the energy to reply because I haven't logged in in weeks and I didn't log in with the intent of arguing. I just wanted to see what an extremely witty friend who just recently comleted chemo had posted for New… » 1/03/15 2:45pm 1/03/15 2:45pm

Well said! Responses to has-been popstar's tone deaf White Saviorism

Because of course the one thing that will really help solve the Ebola epidemic is a simpering lukewarm rehash of a charity single first released 30 damn years ago, Bob Geldof, Bono, and others (including One Direction this time) are doing another remake of a song that has only gotten more awful over the years. Al… » 11/18/14 7:43pm 11/18/14 7:43pm

What do you do with fennel?

I'm trying to branch out a bit and learn a bit more about cooking vegetables that are more common where I live now than where I grew up — or just vegetables that my mom never cooked. This has been somewhat haphazard learning. I see something on the shelf, buy it, let it sit for a while because I have no idea what to… » 10/27/14 12:35pm 10/27/14 12:35pm

I am feeling so JUSTIFIED right now.

Mr. lurker and I are theatre lovers. Normally this time of year we're completely splurging more money than we really should on a theatre festival. This year, we didn't quite get it together. I've got tickets for one show, but nothing really caught mr. lurker's attention except for one show there was just no way I… » 9/26/14 12:18pm 9/26/14 12:18pm

I like your style, Vancouver

Guerrilla art is in the news, as citizens of Vancouver are petitioning to "Bring back Boner Satan". He was only up for a few hours before city workers removed him, but the unauthorized public sculpture of Satan giving the devil horns salute and grabbing his erect penis that some enterprising artist managed to *ahem*… » 9/15/14 12:35pm 9/15/14 12:35pm