The Problem With The “Largest Study To Date” On Infidelity

In case this is your first time reading anything written by me — your humble narrator — let it be known: I’m wildly cynical. So it should come as no surprise that findings from what’s being touted as “the largest study to date” about infidelity have me simultaneously scratching my head and rolling my eyes. Continue reading The Problem With The “Largest Study To Date” On Infidelity

The Top Ten Reasons My Kids Have Been Crying

There is a reason “Reasons my son is crying” is such a successful and hilarious blog concept: It’s all true. Small children melt down over a lot of things. The few times I’m not annoyed with the little blighters for being unreasonable, I catch myself envying them the joy of letting it all out. There are at least twelve situations each week that make me want to shout and tear my hair out, so fair play to you, kids. Continue reading The Top Ten Reasons My Kids Have Been Crying

The Shittiest Princess and the Twelve-Toed Suitor

The Shittiest Princess is a series of funny fairy tales for those of us who ain’t exactly cartoon princesses. Stay tuned for a new adventure every week!

Once upon a time, when men were men and women were property, there lived a very shitty princess. Verily, she was the shittiest princess in the seven kingdoms, and in the three kingdoms beyond them. She was worse than even the most terrible royal in that weird duchy that celebrated Christmas all year ’round. It took a month to pry the tinsel out of your sensitive parts after a visit to that accursed place, a pox upon it. Continue reading The Shittiest Princess and the Twelve-Toed Suitor

This Open Thread is Staying Right Here on Earth

I somehow just saw this video from last August of Neil deGrasse Tyson explaining how long you could survive on the surface of each planet without life support, and it’s a delight. I don’t even want to admit how hard I laughed at his awful “old astronomy joke.”  Continue reading This Open Thread is Staying Right Here on Earth

Record Machine: Nebraska by Bruce Springsteen

Beautifully sparse and melancholic, Nebraska is one of my favorite Bruce Springsteen albums. Between my original collection and my inherited records, I’ve ended up with two copies, and part of my fondness for the man’s music likely has to do with growing up hearing it. It was the same for my husband.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Here’s what we read this week:

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