Lindy West
lindywest
8/20/14
8:24 PM
144

By staring at them and pointing their dick at them while masturbating.

8/20/14
6:03 PM
45

It was so tough, because this outfit is so similar to the gold-lined cape, which is so wonderful, and I didn't want to have them BOTH right at the top, but THIS WHOLE THING WAS LIKE CHOOSING BETWEEN MY CHILDREN. :((((((((((

8/14/14
5:25 PM
11

I think you may have misinterpreted my point. I'm not saying that those feelings are invalid—I'm saying that they've had centuries of attention already and a lot of other people are struggling in silence.

8/14/14
4:49 PM
25

But do you really think people don't "get" the concept that "money doesn't buy happiness" at this point? It doesn't seem new or compelling to me at all. Read more

8/14/14
4:43 PM
22

But Garden State is not about depression—it's about being needlessly medicated. He explicitly says, at one point, that he doesn't actually think anything's wrong with him. He just got put on tons of pills when he was 9.

8/14/14
3:18 PM
157

That's not what I said at all. I said that having money objectively makes many aspects of life easier, and to pretend otherwise is insulting to people struggling with boredom/loneliness on top of not having a house.

8/12/14
8:38 PM
12

Look, this isn't my pet issue. Someone at this lit festival asked the question—because it IS a representation problem, whether people think it's legitimate or not—and I pointed out that his answer isn't really an answer. Why have exclusively straight POV characters? Isn't that exclusionary? Why or why not? He didn't Read more

8/12/14
6:38 PM
37

Right, exactly. A ton of the comments here are like, "BUT HE CAN WRITE ANYTHING HE WANTS! QUIT TELLING WRITERS WHAT TO WRITE!" Read more

8/12/14
3:14 PM
9

HI, I LOVE YOU. CAN WE HANG OUT SOME DAY? HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT ALL-CAPS?

8/11/14
1:14 PM
402

At pretty much every blogging job I've ever had, I've been told (by male managers) that it'd be a death sentence to moderate comments and block IP addresses, because it "shuts down discourse" and guts traffic. But no one's ever shown me any actual numbers that support that claim. Does anyone have any? Not that I think Read more

8/6/14
2:30 PM
9

Huh? I don't care if she changes her last name. I was just making a joke because my name's West.

8/5/14
3:03 AM
2

I HOPE YOU ARE NOT INSINUATING ANY SUCH LIBEL ABOUT ME