Tag: pain in the ass

Help Us Help Each Other

So Lauren had this brilliant idea, and I’m trying to figure out how I can help. I thought I might put up a post about low-cost/DIY framing options. Framing usually helps sell a piece of artwork, and is often required…

0 is the new 8

I really, really hate this whole downsizing clothes thing. Of course it’s a good retail move — shoppers (women in particular) are apparently more likely to purchase an article of clothing if it’s a size 2 instead of a 10,…

It’s not racist! It’s just racist!

I see nothing potentially offensive about this at all! Why, it’s just good business practice to alienate a good portion of your patrons by implying that they’re dirty and difficult and that their patronage is unfairly burdensome to you. Think…

I Build Things.

Moment of pride: Today, I built a bed: I am not what you would call either “domestic” or “handy,” so this is a proud moment. This also means that I’m no longer sleeping on a mattress on the floor. It’s…

What’s In a Name?

Eugene Volokh is looking for statements by married women who consider themselves feminists that changed their names upon marriage. The overwhelming conclusion from those who responded is that having different names would be too confusing for the children. Fred Vincy…

I’m Shaving My Head

My hair is so thick it takes five to six hours to dry. Even a full day after a morning shower, I have a damp spot on the back of my head. I freshened up tonight before attending Ethan’s Hawaiian-themed…