My roommate from this summer called to tell me that the body of a teenage girl was found stuffed into a trashcan less than 3 blocks away from my old apartment in DC. In looking into it - the police are saying the death is “suspicious.” Because, you know, people often die of natural causes in trashcans. So in the spirit of the holiday that just passed, the one that I am pretty vocal...
Thanksgiving happened. I’m back in Massachusetts suffering from a food hangover. There was a lot of family at our gathering that I had not seen in well over a year. My explanation of 2009-2010 went something like this: Move. Nanny. School. Stress induced insanity. Kidneys. Confusion. Surgery. Narcotics. Recovery. Iceland. Psychological Warfare. Graduation. Move. DC. International Trade...
This week in, "Commercials that Show up in my...
oh hell no.
You thought I had game?
Unidentified Best Friend: Wait, how many emails about grammar to you get a week?
UBF: Four separate grammar newsletters? Why do that many even exist?
Me: It's worth it, today I learned the difference between "uninterested" and "disinterested."
UBF: Wow. Again, so surprising you don't have a boyfriend.
Me: I know right? Shocking that I can't find a man who will constantly let me correct him.
UBF: Is there a match.com for nerds? Or English majors?
Me: I hate you.
Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art...– Andy Warhol
Check it www.about.me It’s wonderful. It’s EVERYTHING IN ONE PLACE. Magical. Of course they describe the functionality way more eloquently…create a personal, dynamic profile page (think splace page) that points users to your content around the web (versus depending on Google search) www.about.me/saratpollock So if you have an internet life that you can’t seem to wrangle...
Exciting news, apparently
Dad: I have exciting news. I am finally reading...ummm...a Novel...
Me: Well congratulations, that must be very exciting for you.
Dad: Yes, it's been 15 or 20 years.
Me: What is it?
Dad: Vince Flynn's "American Assassin."
Me: Of course it is.
Dad: I'm going for the bad guys, now that I have my new Sig Suaer 20 shot with four clips I'm ready to enlist.
Me: How are we related?
Where is the turning point for you to Creepytown...
The finger ring to lip ring move? When the girl wipes the freckles off of her face and puts them on her friends? The disturbing arm switching? For me, it’s the braces. Call me an ageist germaphobe.
The Best Signs/Tshirts I saw at the Rally to...
“Signs are an impractical medium for civil discourse.” “Keep your hands off my third amendment rights - no soliders quartered in MY house!” “I’m here for the gang bang?” “Moose, bitch, get out tha way - New Hampshire.” “Cougar hunters for Palin.” “Espresso Party.” “I’m sorry if this sign is blocking...