Finding Love on Dallas Area Rapid Transit: I Don’t Want Your Dirty Tennis Ball, But I Do Miss the DC Metro

My best friend and I were in Dallas for the first time ever (a weeklong vacation that would ultimately result in my permanent residence in the city), and being under 25, we decided to rely on public transit (this was before the days of Uber). When we asked the hotels we stayed at if they […]

141 Years of Legislative Achievements in My Uterus: No One Protests the Fucking Vasectomy Clinic (Part 1)

Congratulations, SCOTUS on your decision in McCullen v. Coakley, and congratulations Massachusetts, for writing your buffer zone law in such a sloppy manner, simply to “make [the police’s] job so much easier.” You have both added to the list of times history has failed American women. First, let’s be clear: SCOTUS did not rule all buffer zones […]

My Boobs Don’t Need Your Husband to See Them: Or, You Probably Think This Pic is About You

Last week one of my Facebook friends posted a link to a blog entry titled My Husband Doesn’t Need to See Your Boobs (post has since been deleted, find it here instead) I didn’t want to click on it, because I was sure it would piss me off — so of course I ended up reading it […]

Screw You, DC Cabs — And Long Live Uber!

Looks like I dodged a bullet by leaving DC last week – the cab drivers in the city apparently had a terribly obnoxious protest against Uber and Lyft that resulted in completely stopped traffic. Good. Being obnoxious will definitely make people more sympathetic toward you, cabbies. The people who are good cab drivers will likely […]

“Are we a town of bigotry?” Yes.

“Are we a town of bigotry?” Yes. Applying to law school? Sending out your resume to midlevel jobs? Better purge your Facebook of all pictures of you out with your friends! Looking to work for the city of Addison? Tom Hunse can tell you all about how you ought to beef up your LinkedIn with racist […]

Better to be Christian and Have Dementia than to be Muslim and Qualified

Someone asked me the other day what’s wrong with Dallas — if it’s so cheap to live there, there must be some kind of catch. I didn’t know the answer then, but I sure do now. I should just forward him this article. So the mayor of Addison (a Dallas suburb where yours truly lives) […]

Why I Don’t Give a Damn About Bob Bergdahl’s Beard

The second I saw Bob and Jani Bergdahl in the Rose Garden, I knew nothing good was going to come from Bob’s appearance. However, I absolutely did not expect the reaction the nation has had — especially since when CNN began commenting on the news right after the announcement, everything was so positive. So what changed?  Well, there’s […]

NSA: Unquestionable, Irreparable, Irreversible Harm

It’s no secret I’m not a fan of the NSA and its mass surveillance of American citizens, so of course I’m on board for a protest. Tomorrow is the one year mark of Edward Snowden’s first leak of NSA spying to the American pubic. While the general opinion of Snowden has varied over the past year, a majority […]