I’d date her.

Confession: I’m totally cheating on Alessandra Ambrosio. She was always my favorite (and isn’t that sort of an American pastime anyway, picking your favorite Victoria’s Secret model?)…she was The One Who Could Do… Continue reading

Hmmm…the video reminds me of something….

Oh yes, that’s right: it reminds me of Every Other Britney Spears Video. Ever. Right down to the eye makeup. For all the hype surrounding the release of “Womanizer,” it could have been… Continue reading

People having a worse Thursday than I: unemployment edition

I’m trying my very best to be optimistic – to find people out there who aren’t just sitting in front of their computers cruising the SAME craigslist postings for the fourth day in… Continue reading

a letter to my unemployed self…

Dear Heather, This all feels so strange, doesn’t it? Surreal. Difficult to grasp. A shock, like a death in the family. After all of those years essentially…growing up under that roof…you sat in… Continue reading

Can someone please give the campaigns a thesaurus?

Here are a handful of useful, pleasant alternatives to the over-used word “maverick” (which, thankfully, can only really continue to bombard us for the next 25 days or so): DissenterNonconformistStrayIndividualistRebelOutsiderEccentricRadicalRebelIrregularUnorthodoxLone wolfIndependentMutineerOff-beatStrayUnbrandedUncontainedAtypical

Who’s next for Natalie?

Just read that Natalie Portman and her current (scary) manfriend Devendra Banhart split up…so I thought that I’d do a little celebrity match-making and come up with Natalie’s next man. She’s a tough… Continue reading

To begin with: the name "RODANTHE" is icky.

So, my sister and I get a great kick out of going to a theatre to see a movie we know we’ll hate, then heckling our way through it, Mystery Science Theater-style. We’re… Continue reading

So this is what they REALLY think of the voters…

So, the 2004 Governor’s race in the State of Washington was one of closest, most hotly contested in the history of….oh, politics. Ever. Came down to recount after recount, a lawsuit or twelve,… Continue reading

People (and research institutes) having worse Mondays than I…

Time for another round of my favorite game, a good opportunity for me to realize that my day isn’t so bad – I could be any of these people (or research institutes) –… Continue reading

How quickly we turn on ourselves…

It’s OK to aspire to the highest office in the land…as long as your children are grown and out of the house and your child-rearing days are behind you. It’s OK to balance… Continue reading