Dear Editors: A lady who is a very distant acquaintance (and I’m not “friends” with her on facebook) is using my deceased father’s photo as her Facebook profile image. Continue reading Ask the Editors: Facebook Fiends
As a married woman in her mid-thirties, I get a lot of questions and comments about when I plan on getting to the baby-makin’. Continue reading Top 5 Comebacks to Nonsense Questions or Comments
*Shakes magic eight ball.* “All signs point to no.” Continue reading Editorial Masterbitch Theater: Is It Possible to Speak Rationally About Fat?
Happy Wednesday! Today’s lunchtime poll wants to know all about what you’ve done to make money. Continue reading Lunchtime Poll: We Work Hard for the Money
So says nuanced and demure ladyblogger Susanna Breslin, in her ladytroll blog post “Why Blogs for Women are Bad for Women” on Forbes. Prevailing Internet wisdom says not to feed the trolls, but some of them are so juicy and delicious, we just can’t help ourselves. Continue reading Ladyblogger Bored; Talks Trash about Ladybloggers
After the earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, I was expecting a handful of ignorant Facebook statuses about “blah blah they deserved it because of blah blah.” (RedLightPolitics and I were even making a “media response bingo” card of all the stupid things people say after tragedies.) Continue reading “They had it coming”: Why Your Facebook Friends Have Been Total Assholes About Japan
There are about a zillion articles out there that try to tell you, the consumer, how to effectively complain when you’re dissatisfied with something in a retail or service context. I’m someone who has been the drone on the other side of the counter for many, many years, and I’ve read many of those articles to see what sort of information is being suggested to the general public. Continue reading Retail Ladyguide: How to Complain Without Being a Jerk