When Bad Things Happen to Good People

First Stacey Campfield, now John Huppenthal—it's been a bad year for politicians whose only crimes are trying to protect people from harm, be it from gays, Latinos, or poor people. I guess the people of Arizona don't want someone overseeing their kids' education calling people on welfare lazy pigs or saying that… » 9/01/14 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

What movies always get you to cry?

I'm emotionally exhausted from a movie. Yup. The Fault in Our Stars movie exceeded my expectations (I even learned to love douchecunt a little bit), and I just spent the last thirty minutes bawling my eyes out at the end of the movie. Like, sobs. I don't think I'll be able to listen to the M83 song they had playing… » 9/01/14 2:11am Yesterday 2:11am

Norming Gay Marriage (A.K.A. Told Ya So)

When I wrote my recent anti-gay marriage piece, one of the primary criticisms I received was that the right to marry didn't equal a mandate to do so. While I accepted that premise (and still do, theoretically) I suggested that many were underestimating the normative impact of the institution, or how the increase in… » 8/31/14 9:25pm Sunday 9:25pm

I'm of 2 minds about being gray

One mind says: I am not attached to Gawker. This being gray or not being gray is all an illusion. You are a child of the universe, no less than the moon and stars and burners. Grays are peo...anonymous avatars, too. And don't you relate more to the grays, anyway? Aren't those your people, the oppressed masses? And… » 8/30/14 2:50am Saturday 2:50am

A Rundown Of The Fucked Up People Who Came Into The Restaurant JUST…

I don't know what's in the air folks, but this month has been a veritable smorgasbord of crazy weirdos coming into the restaurant I work at. For those that don't know, I work the expediting station and so I work basically right over the first three tables. I interact with wait staff a lot and I get to hear all of… » 8/29/14 11:13pm Friday 11:13pm