Like most Americans, I’ve spent the better part of the last 16 months of this pandemic developing new hobbies. Mine has been getting angry at everyone online. Maybe that’s not really a new hobby but it sure is time consuming. As an aging American woman, there’s a seemingly endless supply of things to get angry […]Read more
I’m so in love with Lindy West right now. Mostly I love how shocked some of my male friends were at her latest New York Times Op Ed that dares to answer why men aren’t funny. For years I had been asked why I was so sensitive, why I couldn’t take a joke. Funny thing […]Read more "I Can Take a Joke, Maybe You’re Just Not Funny."
I used to complain loudly and bitterly that I didn’t get laid after my comedy shows. The truth is that a lot of guys like me didn’t get laid after their shows and I say guys because the comics were almost all guys. The women who did perform with the improv troupe I worked with […]Read more "From the girl comedian who didn’t make it."
Most times we don’t notice but the world is ever changing in teeny tiny bits. Then sometimes changes pop us over the head, impossible to ignore. It’s like hearing a word for the first time and then hearing it over and over again. How have I not heard that word before and how many other […]Read more "Get Your Own Damn Coffee!"
David Brooks sure hit a nerve this week. With his very subtly titled New York Times op-ed about how the snobs are beating the slobs. I think we’ve seen this movie like 10,000 times already. He pisses all over fancy ladies barre classes and buying upscale strollers as if women’s consuming habits are really the […]Read more "David Brooks Needs Some Fucking Manners."