Doing something kind or charitable makes us happy the way food and sexual pleasure make us happy, according to several studies. “Oh, really? What studies?” you may ask. Well, this one, this one, and the ones cited here, for instance. SEVERAL STUDIES. Read More Admit It: You Totally Get Off On Doing Good
“I expect something like this from Fox News, but CNN?” – Facebook commenter on my feed.
[Trigger warning for discussion of rape.] Read More The Problem is Us
My pet peeve is “sneak peek” spelled like “sneak peak.” What the hell would “sneak peak” even mean? Hey, who’s that creeping up behind me? OMG, it’s Mount St. Helens! Read More It’s Time For the Grammar Police To Retire
A Catholic high school in New Jersey made the news recently for having its students take a pledge in which they promised not to swear at school during the month of February. Correction, the female students had to take the pledge; male students were exempt and instead were merely asked not to curse in front of the girls. Because cussin’ ain’t ladylike, y’all!! Read More Discussion Link: Cursing Isn’t Ladylike? F*&$ That!
Put on your hip waders, ladies, it’s about to get deep in here. Read More Friday Discussion Link: Janine is a S*!%&y Friend
Maybe I sound like an idealist, but I don’t understand why we have to be so mean.
Read More The Internet’s Culture of Cruelty
I was torn about what we should talk about in today’s Masterbitch Theater. At first, we were going to talk gun control. Then, I considered talking about the state of mental health care in the U.S. Finally, however, I landed on something else entirely. Read More Masterbitch Theater: Profiting From Tragedy
In an effort to continually grow and evolve, we’re trying something new. Read More Masterbitch Theater: Let’s Talk MRAs