News in Europe: Beer Europe and Vodka Europe

Yes, yes, and wine too, of course. But let’s have a look at the news first. Read More News in Europe: Beer Europe and Vodka Europe

An Incomplete Guide to English Humour

In my ongoing quest to figure out what the heck this England is all about, I come across certain subjects that are both cliché and of real impact. Ask a few people for the first thing that pops into their head when they think of England, and chances are you’ll hear a fair bit about the weather and the humour. (I’ll come back to the weather when I’m over the usual disappointment that is spring and can talk about it without getting depressed.) Read More An Incomplete Guide to English Humour

Takedown: Father’s Day is So Confusing

Hey there! It turns out that even if you flee the country and move to an apartment that is 10 miles from the nearest indoor toilet, crapdates keep rolling in. They never take a vacation.

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Role-Playing Games and Religious Appropriation

After many, many months of contemplation from afar, I have decided to jump into the world of tabletop role-playing games. Read More Role-Playing Games and Religious Appropriation

Takedown: All Guys Need to Read This

This week’s crapdate shows up in all sorts of ways, in a variety of forms, and it’s the kind of post that seems innocuous and silly. The more of them I see, though, the more they rub me the wrong way. Read More Takedown: All Guys Need to Read This

Explaining the Joke: Lady Excuses, Leslie Knope, and Female Hysteria

This edition of Explaining the Joke features Leslie Knope, female hysteria, and the kind of history you probably didn’t learn about in your high school history class. Read More Explaining the Joke: Lady Excuses, Leslie Knope, and Female Hysteria