Pee Barf Barf
From the continuously amazing Dear Prudence column on slate.com Wedding of the Century! Q. In-Laws: I have a grudge against my in-laws and can’t seem to get over it. They ruined my wedding. I had specifically requested my husband make sure he was on time for the ceremony, since there was another wedding right after ours. Sure enough, my husband’s family decided at the last minute...
State of my life.
For all of you who are wondering what’s going on with me, Caroline, Imma let you know: I’ve taken an internship transcribing interview footage for a documentary film. It’s very boring work and I hope it’ll lead to something that pays me money. My boyfriend bought a 55 inch TV for our new apartment because he is apparently a millionaire. It is SO BIG. I am scared of it....
They Like to Party.
Sorry this story isn’t such a newbie, but WOW: the U of Miami Alpha Xi Delta sorority formal last spring at the National Underground Railroad Center sounds craaaaaaaazy! It includes insane amounts of vomiting, toilet paper wars, 60 confiscated bottles of liquor, swear words, bathrooms covered in barf and pee, sexy sex everywhere and a dude trying to pee on a slave pen exhibit. OH MY GOD. A...
Watch “Reality Bites” 1994 and compare the whiny gen x youths in the movie with todays current unemployed generation. What has changed in 15 years? Everything? Absolutely Nothing? Do we dress better? Extra credit: Short answer on the poor aging skills of Ethan Hawke, for more references please see Great Expectations and Before Sunrise for more examples
The State of the Union
I took a “Are you boy crazy” quiz for 13 year old girls and my score was like “OMGGG YOU ARE 500% BOYYYYYCRAZYYYY” http://www.gagirl.com/quiz/boycrazy.html Fantastic. In other news IMBOYCRAZY is a fantastically well done blog (http://imboycrazy.com/) and makes me laugh, and wish I didn’t live in Turkey. xoxo monique
Email from my sister
I was in an Asian grocery store today, and in the candy section there were tiny crabs (maybe 1 inch across) coated in something sticky and sesame seeds. There were maybe 20 in each bag. The bags had lots of chinese writing on them, but the only English words on each bag were “Let’s Party!” I immediately thought of you. posted by Caroline
SUPER NOT RACIST, YOU GUYS
You would literally not believe how long it took me to realize that I was standing inside the Polish Consulate, not the Pakistani Consulate where I meant to be. The doorman look genuinely embarrassed for me. Also, I think this proves that I am totally NOT a racist! posted by Caroline
I'm full of gems
I flew back from Miami to New York this morning and while on the plane, I had two striking thoughts. Amelia Earhart would be so proud of the female pilot on my plane. Women’s aviation really has come a long way since her time. and Clouds are AMAZING! How have I not written a book yet? Posted by Caroline