I'm beginning to think that David Brooks is really my batshit crazy friend Leah. She writes shit like this, and I beg her not to send it. Jesus, when I said "Don't send it to your ex!" I guess I should have included the NY Times Editorial page too. » 3/04/15 9:01pm Wednesday 9:01pm

Explaining Why Millennials Lack Workplace Skills

Another day, another whine about how millennials are ruining everything. This time, the Washington Post reports that American millennials failed at an exam* designed to measure technology and workplace skills. » 3/04/15 8:40pm Wednesday 8:40pm

There's a meme I fucking hate. There's an Arab girl in one photo, and the caption reads, "She prayed for someone to rescue her." Then in the next photo, it shows U.S. armed forces in the sky and the caption says, "Prayer answered." » 3/03/15 8:56pm Tuesday 8:56pm

I agree with you. I don't see the problem with mocking her once in a blue moon, and I also didn't think they were serious with the 500 day post. Besides, she's simply not relevant enough to merit all that attention and creativity, no? » 3/03/15 8:41pm Tuesday 8:41pm

He's just spewing nonsense that sounds totally deep and profound (like that TV show he was on). It's supposed to get people talking good or bad. He earns a nice paycheck that I'm sure doesn't hurt. » 3/03/15 8:27pm Tuesday 8:27pm

Not only that but if you don't teach your kids how to trust people then how are they ever going to figure it out? It's not something you just "get" when you're 18. You take baby steps here and there with your parents to (hopefully) guide and advise you. » 3/02/15 10:23pm Monday 10:23pm

Athletic Isn't (And Never Was) a Body Type 

Athletes need to do only one thing to get recognition: successfully demonstrate physical ability. Their looks, intelligence, and personality are irrelevant. Yet despite this literal definition, online dating sites quietly redefined the term "athletic" to mean skinny so much so I now hear it used the same way in… » 3/02/15 7:59pm Monday 7:59pm

Politely exiting is the only way to go. I have been on this merry-go-round, and that's exactly what it is. These guys treat women like a buffet: a little career advice from that one, a little physical flattery from that one, a little therapy session from that one, a few wardrobe suggestions from that one. Then they… » 3/01/15 10:23pm Sunday 10:23pm

But that's just it. She doesn't know better. You're right that she should, but she doesn't. I'm not surprised that more and more of these racist, insensitive remarks are coming off the cuff complete with apology. » 2/28/15 10:44pm Saturday 10:44pm