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Dec 3 2014
4

I hardly ever read whole articles on here, or Gawker. But this I read. I'm the youngest of 3, parents divorced, Aspergered, reclusive, lonely, depressed, hate my brothers, self-medicate, but I call my mom pretty much every day. We don't have a lot to talk about, but, at least she has somebody there who cares enough to Read more

Dec 3 2014
8

I want to be that old lady who can pick a lock with a hairpin! - so I hope the instruction book covers hairpins.

Dec 3 2014
36

I want the lock pick set, with an instruction book. Not because I want to steal anything, I just want to be prepared to be that old lady who knows how to pick locks and solve crimes in a stylish manner. Because apparently that's what old ladies do.

Dec 3 2014
4

For years, I had a job with an annual Sales Meeting sometime around December 15th, and nothing Christmas got started until after. The week before Christmas, when the stores are open past nine, is the best time to go shopping. Hardly any cars, semi-empty stores, and even better markdowns than Black Friday — sometimes Read more

Dec 2 2014
8

Can some lawyer just start working pro bono for Anna and help her sue the ever-loving-shit out of her mother for being a total failure as a parent, in every possible way imaginable? Go after TLC for a bit there, too, if you think some money can be shaken loose.

Dec 2 2014
9

Where is Oprah when you need her? Someone needs to step in and rescue Chickadee Anna Cardwell. I want good things for this young lady. She seems to be a good hearted person lacking in the education and life experience needed to be successful and self sufficient plus that horrible thing where she was sexually abused Read more

Dec 2 2014
38

True/BUT. Uncompensated work is the norm, but there are countless studies that show that women and minoritized faculty in general do more "invisible" or uncompensated labor than white men and that disparity gets greater rather than less the higher one ascends the ranks.

Dec 2 2014
32

But this is still a race/gender issue. Because of the wage gap. So yes, maybe academics of every race and gender do extra work for free to please their institutions and get ahead, but (because of the wage gap) that uncompensated work is going to pay off a lot more in the long run for a white guy than for a black Read more

Dec 1 2014
6

HERE HERE! Back in the day I used to make my own podcasts of TAL. They were called tapes.

Dec 1 2014
14

Stop being such a tragic misogynist. 'Mainstream slutty girls' is a trope created by sad men who can't deal with the fact that sometimes women like the same stuff as them. Podcasts don't belong to you, and their becoming more popular doesn't require you to mark your territory like a dog peeing on a bush. Some of the Read more

Dec 1 2014
6

Hi there! I used to be a newscaster for an NPR affiliate radio station and am still entwined in that world, and I'd like to point out the major difference here, between the comedy podcasts and journalism. They both require lots of time, practice and skill to do well. No denying that. But anyone who has listened to Read more

Dec 1 2014
12

I really have a hard time believing this. I am also 32. To quote Whitney, "I want to see the receipts!" This is why: 1. You engage in alot of black and white thinking. 2. You give a flying fig about what entertainment strangers consume in in their free time and find it fun to knock on other people who have Read more

Dec 1 2014
181

Wait Wait Don't Tell me and This American Life (which spawned Serial and of which the first Serial podcast was an original episode that I listened to in my car live) are National Public Radio programs that have been around since the 90s. These aren't new, hip phenomena. Frankly I'm thrilled that podcasts of these Read more

Nov 30 2014
7

Lin Yutang once said"what is patriotism but the love of the good things we ate in our childhood?"

Nov 29 2014
4

The cinnamon/savory combo in Skyline and Cinci chili has its origins in Greek meat sauces. Skyline's founder was a Greek immigrant.

Nov 29 2014
9

As an Oklahomie, I am incensed. INCENSED. How dare you spread such lies. Tulsa is awesome!

Nov 29 2014
9

"Whenever a white person uses words—whether favorably or not— towards people of color,there's always a negative connotation (that they created) associated with them." Read more

Nov 29 2014
4

I think I have heard it is a variation of Greek style chili, cinnamon and other spices odd for chili, but I have had plenty of Greek food and skyline is just awful.

Nov 29 2014
7

This is one occasion you don't wanna taunt me by using "last" instead of "latest", Burt. I thought it meant he was done with music for a second and it brightened my day. Damn.