Category Archives: fashion

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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Guest Post: Why I Wouldn’t Want to be a Superhero


Today’s post comes from a very good young writer, Marissa. It’d be grand if we could leave Marissa a few encouraging words because then, when she inevitably becomes a super villain, she won’t use her freezeray on us. ***** On … Continue reading

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New Gods for a New Age


It’s time we got some new gods. Sure, the Norse gods were appropriate for Vikings and all their drinking and pranks. The Greek gods had their run of wearing funny hats and raping women while pretending to be various domestic … Continue reading

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Four Fashions We Need to Eliminate and the Historical Reasons Why


1. skinny jeans Look, skinny jeans have had their run. If you find yourself combining jeans, the symbol of rugged individualism, with leggings, basically exactly what they wore back in the courtly days, into jeggings, you have a serious issue. … Continue reading

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I Cannot Believe I Haven’t Written One About Tea Yet


It took me 5 minutes to type the title because my clumsy caffeine fingers kept screwing it up. Tea is love. Drinking tea at work earlier, I came to a realization. The feeling I have when drinking a good cuppa … Continue reading

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Things you Could Find out from Wikipedia, but Happily Read Here Instead


1. The glorious honor of the shortest war in history goes to the Anglo-Zanzibar War, which lasted a grand total of 38 minutes. The French taunting in Monty Python and the Holy Grail lasted nearly that long. 2. On the … Continue reading

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What is it Good for? Absolutely Nothing


Today I’m bombarded by a barrage of sentences at work. I’m compiling instructor guides so that they can easily pull up activities for their students. I exhausted my own resources last week; this week the list was in my inbox again. I need … Continue reading

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