This October 25, Cathy and I will have been married for 15 years. In about two months, we will have been together for 20 years. And sometime this fall, we will have known each other for 27 years. We have three boys under the age of 8, a mortgage, a minivan, and a cat that shits all over everything he sees. We’ve moved through five houses across three states. I am 41 years old, which means in a matter of months, I will have spent more of my life with her than without her.
There’s been a lot of talk about sexual assault lately. Women (and men) who have been sexually assaulted by men in positions of power are coming forward and telling their stories. The results — in most cases — have been devastating and swift. Ronan Farrow recently said it “feels like we’re at a tipping point.”
And while there does appear to be a sort of mass reckoning for a lot of these vile, lecherous men, one particularly vile, lecherous man has managed to keep his job.
It was weird Tuesday, watching the election returns come in. I’ve never quite felt anything like it.
Sometimes I forget that the world is still half-filled with homophobes. It seems so antiquated at this point, like rotary phones.
It is revealed that M. Night Shyamalan is, in fact, all members of the band Coldplay. Observe:
Stop blaming the media for everything. They’re only giving you what you’re asking for.
Here’s your local newscast. Ready?
I want Hillary Clinton to be our next president because I think she’s the most qualified person to lead this country. I don’t particularly like her, but we won’t be carpooling or anything so I fail to see why that matters.
Facebook is a wonder to behold. Everyone is on it, everyone uses it in the way in which they are most comfortable. Some people lurk and don’t post much. Some people post too much. Everyone kind of does their own thing, which I think is part of the beauty of it.
There’s something I’ve been trying to wrap my brain around lately: there are so many double standards when it comes to sex. Are we trying to rid ourselves of all of them? Equality sounds good in theory, but it’s a pretty tall order once you start to disect what it really means.