Official Witch of Los Angeles
8:17 AM

Almost all ban tattoos. So, even if the author of this piece found enough Japanese people with tattoos to fill a book, it doesn't mean it's becoming more accepted here. My Japanese girlfriends were so relieved when I mentioned I don't have any, mostly because women with tattoos are almost always turned away at onsen —

9:22 PM

I got fired from an hourly job for having to go to the emergency room. People who don’t think this shit happens are very lucky to have such great and understanding bosses.

9:18 PM

This. Simply working some place for a long period of time is never automatic grounds for promotion. I work in media, and the only way most people get promoted is by switching companies; very few people get moved up the ladder in traditional routes, and that’s becoming the norm here. I worked at a major news website

9:09 PM

I guess they changed the formula though? But I hate lipstick that clumps and is drying/numbing, so just avoiding these at all costs anyway.

7:36 PM

LA Weekly’s music editor isn’t interested in expanding his roster or publishing interesting, insightful content. He turns down pitches for this shit.

5:13 PM

And they’re always a woman alone in a room — or, in the case of one, locked in a treehouse tower thingy — just laying around looking drugged up, seemingly waiting for the “man” they’re talking at through the TV screen to waltz into the room and give them the sex.

7:13 PM

In this context, what Clinton said was fair game. The girl didn’t like that Clinton was working alongside a Black politician who isn’t HER Black politician of choice. You slam someone for not being involved enough in your community, and when they prove you otherwise, you default into tantrum mode? (ie: Well, it’s not

5:33 PM

Am I the only one who suddenly begins FREAKING OUT that I haven’t had kids yet once you discover someone in your general age group has more than one? I get so many pearl-clutching messages that my eggs are dried up and no good at almost-30 that seeing/hearing just one more is enough to send me into a shame spiral.

5:10 PM

I’m Cuban-American, and I also self identify as queer. My brother is gay. We spent a good bottle of wine (or two) at Christmas making my Cuban father so angry for continually pointing out Rubio’s obvious case of the gay face. Homeboy couldn’t be gayer if he tried. I mean, it does take a gay Cuban to know a gay Cuban,

4:07 PM

And now the City of Santa Clara politicians who were so for the stadium 10 years ago are whining and complaining about the lack of promises fulfilled by the NFL (including the rebuilding of a soccer park the NFL demolished to build the stadium).