Topic: hate

I Fucking Hate Christmas

I Fucking Hate Christmas

I know this title makes me sound like an absolute Scrooge, but in truth, the first half of A Christmas Carol pretty much sums up how I feel about the holiday 95% of the time. It puts me in a bad mood to know it will arrive soon and I almost always leave it behind with a bad taste in my mouth. More »

It’s Not That Great To Be The Girl Everyone “Loves To Hate.”

It's Not That Great To Be The Girl Everyone "Loves To Hate."

Look. I know, it seems like being the girl “everyone loves to hate” has some significant perks. Veronica Lodge had really good clothes. Blair Waldorf knows how to rock headbands. Brenda Walsh was the only interesting person to watch on 90210. All of them are girls you can love to hate, and all of them are compelling, and they all have really great hair. Another thing they have in common is not being real people. More »

Why I Hate Book Clubs

Why I Hate Book Clubs

I was sitting in my old studio apartment, several half-eaten blocks of cheese and empty wine bottles strewn at my feet, as a group of about six women discussed the insights* they had gleaned from my book club’s pick of the month: “Nausea,” by Jean-Paul Sartre (it was my pick; what a douchebag I am). More »