Category Archives: Philosophy

On Time & Companionship: A Dialogue

But, I just want to spend time to get to know you, for free. Why does that require money and screening? Besides, I thought “for time and companionship” was a euphemism for sex or smoke and mirrors? That’s what some of … Continue reading

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On Confused Boners

I have spoken about, at some length, the idiotic idea that sexual attraction to someone outside of the small and boring box of what is considered “beautiful” or “worthy of sexual attraction” should be automatically considered lesser. This was specifically … Continue reading

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For Time & Companionship…on Twitter

Why the hell have I been blocked/muted from your Twitter?! If you’ve found yourself suddenly blocked by me on Twitter, here is the explanation as to why. And it really shouldn’t shock you unless you were counting on being the … Continue reading

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Relax. Relate. Release.

*peaceful exhale* There has been so much frustration and sorrow in the news lately, the most prominent for me being the massacre/terrorist attack in Charleston. In my personal life, a godmother of mine was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. A … Continue reading

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On childhoods, barns, & other etiquette stuff

The Australian-based advertising platform Scarlet Blue (which will be opening up in the US soon if they haven’t already!) has an excellent article on the importance of client etiquette. I’d like to think most prospective clients who also read my … Continue reading

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Contempt of the Flesh

You’ve most likely heard at least some of the hubbub surrounding Lane Bryant’s new I’m No Angel ad. If nothing else, it’s one of those Cultural Moments that has spurred a lot of talk and a reflection of our values. … Continue reading

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Anti-Social…Media

Social media makes me itchy and there is not enough Benadryl or calamine lotion in the world to counteract the effects it has on me. If you take a look at my Twitter stream, I use that almost solely to … Continue reading

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