Friday, Friday, once again. Let’s catch up with some of the news stories that caught my eye over the last week.
With all the terrible things going on this week, we actually have a few spots of good news this week. Not many, but I’ll take what I can get! Plus, this week’s BAMFs are even more badass than usual, and two of them are only 7 years old. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything […]
I love debunking hoaxes and bullshit “studies.” I hate all the other terrible things I have to tell you about. You win some, you lose some. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
Happy Friday, Persephoneers! Let’s work on our night cheese, and catch up on some stories that caught my attention this past week.
Citizens! What a week! There are a lot of (rather grim) news items, so let’s hear them.
Happy Friday, everyone. Bit of a short roundup this week because I am currently on a whirlwind NW book tour/vacation and am poaching some Wi-Fi. I mean… I’m nicely borrowing it for a few minutes. So let’s get right to it.
When Shirley Temple Black passed away last week, it reminded us how important entertainment had been to American during the Depression. It’s easy to mock statements about that impact — “Gosh, I have no job, no food, and I’m about to get evicted from my tenement, but I don’t care as long as I can watch […]
On any given week, the news brings us dirty old men, a financial crisis, terrorism, a natural disaster, and a no shit study. Let’s see what iterations on the same old stuff we get today.
Oh poodles and kittens, you came back.
I can clearly remember a phone call I had with my mom five years ago, when I was still a junior in college. She was telling me the great news that she was getting promoted from an on-call mail route carrier to a permanent position but I begged her to not take it. “Please, just […]
The unemployment website tells me I have been unemployed for almost a year. That means that I have actually been unemployed for over a year – 15 months ago, to be exact, is when I made the possibly ill-conceived decision to quit a terrible job in the middle of a recession. I thought I would […]
Today’s music open thread features: songs that describe your job! Here is mine: