Category Archives: fail

Coming out of the Broom Closet


Sorry for taking so long to post, my dearest readers (all six of you). I’ve been buried under essays. Literally. At one point they slid off the table and crushed me under nonsensical prepositional phrases and grand assertions. I’m back … Continue reading

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How to Clean a Bathroom


This post is part of my Look-Out-Martha-Stewart series of one to more than one posts about cleaning, cooking and general domesticity. Every time I have to clean a bathroom I wonder why indoor plumbing is considered a marker of civilization. … Continue reading

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Advice for Social Networking


This post is in honor of my brother who tells me that facebook is just a more socially acceptable method of writing on the bathroom wall. It has become apparent that, after close to a decade of Facebook, we need to … Continue reading

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Sprechen sie Dog?


My dog is a nuisance, albeit an adorable one. I’ve had a lot of dogs in my life, but none so obstinate. She is the raw material waiting to be turned into a book someday, when we will laugh about all the couch cushions she’s … Continue reading

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Great Pranks From Pop Culture: or 4 Ways to Lose all your Friends


Don’t do these. Seriously. 1. Zombie The Set Up: I’m something of a connoisseur of Cheesy Zombie Flicks, but even I am amazed at how very many zombie scenarios begin with a person waking up naked and alone in a hospital. Cracked.com does a much … Continue reading

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A Treasury of Spam


Oh how I love spam, and you know I can’t go too long without writing about it. The best thing about it is that it keeps coming, and wordpress gathers it up nicely into a little, safe spam folder for … Continue reading

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Advice for the Socially Awkward, From the Socially Awkward


Flirting: The best way to flirt is to be so quiet that the object of your affection doesn’t realize you are there. While you are being quiet, think about how awesome your crush is so that your brain waves will … Continue reading

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