I went to a place once that expected me to pay for my own food and beverages while someone else took care of "decor, photography, attire" and the rest.

It was called a restaurant.

I found the whole thing incredibly gauche, so I never went back. Read more

I just want to know is there any reason or dissatisfaction of Mike's and I wedding that both you and Phil gave 50$ each? Read more

we were very much short on paying off the reception because just for the cocktail + reception alone the plate per person is 200$ (as per a normal wedding range with open bar is about) and Mike and I both have already paid for everything else including decor, photography, attire etc and didn't expect we had to cover Read more

This one seemed pretty straightforward to me, but I've been caught unawares by others, so I do know what you mean! Read more

Observation bias. You find out about the annoying ones right away, whereas the nonannoying ones aren't always talking about their veganism (and your disgusting murderous meat-eating ways), so you don't even know they're vegans. It's like people that are poly — it's either all they talk about all the time, or you Read more

I'm particularly fond of the rhetorical hoops some of them jump through so as not to seem to be saying what they are obviously saying: "Not saying that jobs should fall under gender roles,just saying certain jobs work better when lead by a particular sex." Also, not saying that it's raining, just saying certain water Read more

I will wife you up, father fucker. Read more


Reading NY Daily for Science is pretty much the same as reading Cosmo for Human Sexuality credentials. Read more

Jezebel is a little weak in the "understanding science" domain. Sort of like how Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow is a little weak in the "human rights" domain. Read more

Agreed. Men and women are different. Read more


Is it true that Lauren Shields' next project is an "internet journal" chronicling how she completely stopped going online? Read more

This right here is an example of how you can take being a pedant too far. Read more

Ha! I just watched Identity Thief for the first time last night and while I thought it was a cute movie I was highly disappointed that she became a sympathetic character exactly 2 minutes after getting a full makeover. Fat woman poorly dressed with frizzy hair = immoral thief. Same woman with straighten wavy curls Read more

I find being ugly and mean lets me avoid talking to co-workers. I consider this a massive win.

Tangent: I don't know why Cary Tennis gets paid to give advice on anything. He's insufferable. Read more

Wow, did he actually provide direct advice that didn't meander into an inane metaphor involving porpoises or some such? Read more