We Are Precious


Even if you didn’t grow up in a religious household, surely you’ve heard the song with the lyrics “red and yellow, black and white, they are precious in His sight.” Even if you are not religious, surely you can understand the importance of these lyrics to Americans at the time. Today, two NYPD officers were gunned … Continue reading

Misattributed Quotes


I recently gave the blog a makeover, and in the process I was looking for a new image to put on my sidebar. I have a whole Pinterest board full of quotes, so I took to the internet to find a new picture. Before I posted anything, I wanted to double check the source. I … Continue reading

The Pixar Theory

The Pixar Theory


Originally posted on Jon Negroni:
Every Pixar movie is connected. I explain how, and possibly why. Several months ago, I watched a fun-filled video on Cracked.com that introduced the idea (at least to me) that all of the Pixar movies actually exist within the same universe. Since then, I’ve obsessed over this concept, working to…

The changing face of rape


Today, in my office, I over heard two men talking about how rape has changed. One of them made the comment that rape doesn’t happen the same way that it did fifty years ago, and now we have to be suspicious of rape allegations. I held my tongue, of course, and went back to what … Continue reading

23 Everyday Things That We Could All Be Doing Better


Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
1. Saying something kind about people’s life decisions before making the knee-jerk snarky comment. When your friend tells you “[Insert-emotionally-unstable-friend-here] is getting married,” force yourself to say at least one nice thing, such as “It’s good that she’s found someone who makes her happy.” 2. Being at least a little…