Ten year HS reunion with my best pals. As I arrive at my friend’s house, the first “casual” get together night, I notice her mom’s neighbor has a racist lawn jockey in their front yard. I am incensed. We proceed to the bar and get all kinds of messed up, having a great time, but still stewing. At about midnight, I… Read more
American law enforcement attacked Indigenous protesters in South Dakota on Friday, arresting over a dozen activists…
That looks awful, for one. The pasta is a tangled clump of God knows what, and as far as the pork, has she heard of “plating” as a thing that makes your sad food a little less sad-seeming. Also, Edible Arrangements are fine gifts for your child’s elementary school teacher, or a work Secret Santa situation I have… Read more
Your story has made me cry happy tears. Thank you for the story, thank you for helping your mom leave him, and thank you for the scholarships you fund. I think this is one of the best things I’ve ever read on Jez.
My parents discovered I was gay at the end of my senior year of high school, right before graduation. My father beat me nearly unconscious and I literally ran out of the house with only the clothes I was wearing. I snuck back in twice to get some things, but it barely amounted to a suitcase’s worth of stuff.
I stayed… Read more
I was traveling through Europe at the end of the study abroad, so I was lugging a huge suitcase from France, to Belgium, to Italy, to Greece, to England. Upon my arrival in Brussels, a man approached me and offered to carry my suitcase up the stairs. I declined, having learned in my time in Europe that men who offered… Read more
Bitch, you need to fuck all the way off. My dad has more integrity than you will ever know. You are a sad, little man.
Dammit, you chucklefuck, your intentions were perfectly clear. You wanted to hurt and embarrass a total stranger because some stray gross impulse darted across your lizard brain and being a white male, you never even thought to resist or question it. You honestly expected her to find that funny or at least “laugh it… Read more
I am constantly in awe of this woman’s artistry. She’s mind blowing.
I am a high school math teacher. He probably has more official qualifications than the vast majority of high school coaches. Very often, coaches are teachers with minimal or no experience in the sport but are essentially cajoled or forced to coach that sport. In those cases, it is usually the freshman team or JV.… Read more
For a walk on coaching position at a high school, ‘highly qualified’ usually means you showed up, are willing to work for the $5 an hour, and that you had a clean background check.
The dealer probably 1) purchased them not knowing they contained Fentanyl and 2) is an addict himself, trying to support his habit. And doesn’t deserve to be in prison the rest of his life. Let’s begin treating addiction like the disease it is. Jesuchristo. Yes, it’s a difficult, complicated disease but let’s work… Read more