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Me Too: My Experiences With Sexual Harassment

Me Too: My Experiences With Sexual Harassment

The recent Harvey Weinstein scandal has resonated with women everywhere. It’s been amazing to see so many brave women come out in support of each other. It’s also amazing to see sexual assault and harassment in general being brought to light and denounced more so […]

That Time I Set Bill Clinton’s Table On Fire

That Time I Set Bill Clinton’s Table On Fire

One afternoon in 2005, I was browsing for freelance gigs on Craigslist when one caught my attention.”$18-$20 PER HOUR-EXPERIENCED CATER WAITERS AND EVENT STAFF WANTED. MUST BE OVER 21 AND OWN FULL TUXEDO.” Well I certainly wasn’t experienced and had no tuxedo, but I WAS […]

“Never Again”. From Columbine To Route 91

“Never Again”. From Columbine To Route 91

I was a Freshman in high school when the Columbine shooting happened. April 20th, 1999 changed everything about going to school. For the rest of the year, we had emergency drills, and were sent home for many copycat threats that followed. Counselors were on hand […]

Yahtzee With Mrs Wallace

Yahtzee With Mrs Wallace

When I was a little girl I lived in a big apartment complex with over thirty  units. Because of the close proximity, most of the neighbors knew each other, or at least knew of each other. One of our neighbors downstairs was an old woman […]

I Miss America

I Miss America

I haven’t written a blog here in forever. When Donald Trump got sworn in on January 20th, it felt like the world was going to end.In a way, I feel like America as we knew it actually did come to an end on January 20th.I […]

The Secret To Carrie Fisher’s Famous Hair Buns

The Secret To Carrie Fisher’s Famous Hair Buns

As we say goodbye to beloved icon Carrie Fisher, the one image which we have been seeing the most is that of her as Princess Leia in Star Wars, her most famous role.  Not only will her image live forever in film history, I don’t […]

What I Learned At My First Protest

What I Learned At My First Protest

As I watched the election results roll in on November 8th, my emotions went from optimistic, to hopeful, to completely speechless and horrified. A thick sense of dread came over me when it was announced Donald Trump was officially our new President-elect. It felt like […]

I’ll Be Proudly Voting For The First Female President On Election Day

I’ll Be Proudly Voting For The First Female President On Election Day

I’ll never forget election day 2008. As I stood in line to vote in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn, I witnessed such raw emotions on peoples faces as they voted for the first African American president. There was such a palpable sense of pride and joy in […]

How I Became a Woman On Live Television

How I Became a Woman On Live Television

The Lithgow Library, Augusta Maine As the child of a broke single parent growing up in Maine, I had to find every free outlet I could to perform. When I was eight years old, my Mom ran out of money to keep me in tap […]

It’s Time Women Stopped Changing Their Last Names At Marriage

It’s Time Women Stopped Changing Their Last Names At Marriage

Despite the many extremely patriarchal and sexist rooted traditions that take place in wedding ceremonies, the most disturbing is when the couple is introduced as “Mr & Mrs Jones”, and everyone claps. It feels to me as if the women has just lost her gender […]

Rockin 9/11!

Rockin 9/11!

In Spring of 2004, I was searching Craigslist for a part time job that would work with my acting class schedule, since I was determined to be a “serious” actress. I stumbled upon an ad for a new museum and event space, which was hiring […]

The Mystery of Stephen King’s Halloween Candy

The Mystery of Stephen King’s Halloween Candy

Halloween is my very favorite holiday ever. I love it more than Christmas, The 4th of July, or Thanksgiving. When I was a kid Halloween was a huge deal for me. When I was really little, my Mom always spent many hours hand making my […]

Harambe; Better Off Dead Than Alive In A Zoo

Harambe; Better Off Dead Than Alive In A Zoo

By now, we’ve all seen the video and stories. A four year old was clearly not being watched by his loser parents, and slipped into the enclosed Gorilla habitat at the Cincinnati Zoo. This kid had time to get through wires, and over a moat […]

Why the Kardashians are smarter than you

Why the Kardashians are smarter than you

The Kardashian family is one of the most hated families on television. Every time their name is brought up on social media thousands of horrible comments follow. These include death wishes, insults, slut shaming and much more. Usually the nastiest comments come from fat people […]

Could Disney Parks make death as magical as their weddings?

Could Disney Parks make death as magical as their weddings?

In 2016, Disney World announced that aspiring bridezillas all over the work can now plan to have their dream wedding in front of Cinderella’s castle. For just $75,000, you to can pretend to be a Disney Princess, kiss your prince and live happily ever after. So […]

Life as a Leap Day Baby

Life as a Leap Day Baby

I was born on February 29th-Leap Day. This is a really unique birth date to have and one in which I have a love-hate relationship with. The odds of being a leap day baby are one out of 1,461.  For the math nerds: 1,461 equals 365, […]

This coconut cream pie recipe will give you piegasms

This coconut cream pie recipe will give you piegasms

With Thanksgiving and the holiday season just around the corner, I wanted to share the recipe for my favorite coconut cream pie. I promise, it is so good you will get piegasms. Piegasms are better than real orgasms because of leftovers. The first time I […]

Throwing Away My Scale Helped Me Overcome My Eating Disorder

Throwing Away My Scale Helped Me Overcome My Eating Disorder

I used to be in love with my scale. But then I divorced that mother fucker. During the height of my anorexia, getting on a scale was an obsession. I weighed myself between 50-75 times per day. It started out in a normal “healthy” way, […]

Under the rainbow: How the pride flag really began

Under the rainbow: How the pride flag really began

With pride months growing in popularity all over the world, the sight of the rainbow flag is becoming ever more present in today’s society. If you ask the average person what the rainbow flag stands for, they will probably tell you gay rights- or gay […]

The History Of Mother’s Day

The History Of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day has always been a day that I would prefer to hibernate through. I was raised by a toxic single parent, who put more negative thoughts into my head than good ones. Most people get at least one good parent, but I got gypped […]

The Fatherless Daughter Dance

The Fatherless Daughter Dance

Recently, I read about a daughter and mother banned from a father-daughter dance in MO. A protest party was thrown for the little girl to make her feel better. As a kid my Mom took me to a similar type of dance. but instead of getting […]