Do you hear that sound? It’s the sound of the Splinter Newsroom breaking shit. I suspect Katherine Krueger just broke everything on her desk when she saw this news.
My hometown made the BBC home page. Asheville, NC is trending because of chicken pox, which can cause shingles and had a vaccine since 1995. An outbreak happened in a private school because of anti-vaxxers. Now it may spread among the immuno-deficient and pregnant women/babies. Polio patients are still going to bed in…
We are finally there.
A fucking emoji.
Thanks to all for the words of encouragement and kindness from my last post. I have read them all, sorry for not responding, I dipped out after the update because I cranked up the job search in the last two weeks and have come up for air.
I’m just mean because I want to see the Jezebel writers dancing badly, and I figured correctly that Megan’s “dance background” of four years were likely high school plays from twenty years ago with no dancing since. I’m also being an ass because I used to take dance classes a lot for years, worked in the dance…
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This made the internet rounds last week and I still want to talk about it cause it makes my heart sing. Some CHOICE quotes:
We watched Ocean’s 8. Why is Anne Hathaway super famous? In terms of mediocrity I like Dakota Johnson better. I have hated Anne since she ruined Mia Thermopolis.
This was a huge upset in my county. Good Ol’ Sheriff BJ been sitting fat and happy for (24!?!) years. Trudy Wade, the incumbent Repub Senator, was tossed by less than 800 votes. I’m in District 13 (the Gerrymander), and while Kathy Manning lost, it was a lot closer than anyone predicted. Her concession speech was a…
Why they like this?
I’m just too jittery.
It just so happens that some recent 1000+ comment posts were mainly criticisms of doofy Hot Takes.
The Purge: Splinter Edition is upon us: Starting today, Splinter will be unfollowing every single commenter on the site. It’s a new era!
Max Martin has been the puppet-master behind far more female artists than Jack Antonoff. But let’s trash him for -what exactly?- when producers/writers like Lou Perlman, Dr. Luke, and R. Kelly still are out there getting residuals.
Who dressed up today? Let's see some pics- people, pets, plants...
This is how a paid writer responds to criticism on pieces about how we should all be more sympathetic to non-voters.
There is a righteousness threshold on twitter that has reached a performative state that needs to be addressed. I just cant imagine being a perfect leader in intellect thoughts. But I am a drinker, and I definitely recognize when somebody is drinking.