It's a Sunday afternoon and right now, I know I should be meal prepping. I have this gnawing feeling that I should be making or assembling a salad, soup, veggie bowl, or some other prepared meal that is both healthy and balanced and yields multiple servings. This on top of something that will satisfy my… Continue reading True Antipathy: Cooking & Me
Instead of effusing about my mom, who I affectionately call "Marge" of "Ma", I thought I'd create a tangible list of the value she has brought to my life and the lessons she has taught me. Brace yourselves; it's a long list. Be polite. Respect yourself and others. Read. Put butter on the outside of the bread when… Continue reading Marge
Normally on a Tuesday night, you can find me in bed, with Forensic Files blaring on in the background while playing Rollercoaster Tycoon on my cell phone, writing a blog post, or doing some other relatively inane activity. Usually my pants are way above my waist at this point. Well, this Tuesday, I did something different.… Continue reading Trixie Mattel: Now With Moving Parts
Lady Dynamite is a Netflix series starring Maria Bamford as herself, a supremely hilarious, talented and awkward comedian in her day to day life trying to stay mentally healthy and navigate relationships while balancing her career. The show was created by Pam Brady, writer and producer on South Park, as well as Mitch Hurwitz, the creator… Continue reading Lady Dynamite
New podcast alert! And surprise; it isn't true crime related. "Whimsically Volatile" is a podcast hosted by one of my favorite drag queens, Katya Zamolodchikova (Brian McCook) and Craig MacNeil, his longtime friend from Boston as well as director, producer, DJ, etc. I discovered Katya not from RuPaul's Drag Race Season 7 or All Stars 2, which made… Continue reading Whimsically Volatile
If you've been to your local Sephora recently, you may have noticed the explosion of eyeshadow palettes from many of your favorites brands! Spring trend alert! The interesting thing that I noticed is that the vast majority of the gorgeous palettes that caught my eye are anything but springy. Think sumptuous jewel tones, dusky pinks… Continue reading Beauty Trend: Eyeshadow Palettes!
People are inappropriate and often oblivious. This is especially noticeable on public transportation, where there is a high volume of people, more specifically strangers, that we don't have any reason to care about or empathize with. From blatantly obvious to so subtle that you may not even realize you're doing it, here are the bad… Continue reading Bad Behaviors on Public Transportation!
I hope everyone is enjoying their holiday and time with family and friends, regardless of their religion or lack thereof. Marge didn't do a jelly bean hunt for me this year that I can recap, so instead, we'll celebrate with a very alarming photo of my dad as the Easter bunny, aka Jason Voorhees and Peter… Continue reading Happy Easter/Chag Sameach!
Did you miss me? Were you sad not to have your little burst of sunshine that is my voice or what you think it sounds like on your morning commute or at the gym? Sometimes, to create the element of surprise, generate interest, none or all of the above, you have to withhold your greatness… Continue reading Feedback
Women. We do it all! Raise families, work full-time, look beautiful, get degrees, win Olympics, etc. Can we be real though? How the hell are we expected to get from all the A's to B's in high heels? Why should women be expected to mangle their feet on a daily basis? Heels look fantastic yes,… Continue reading The Commuting Shoe Debate: Is There Really Even A Debate Anymore?