Topic: vote

Crowdsourcing: What Should I Wear For My Awkward High School Reunion? (Also, My Face Is Cats)

Crowdsourcing: What Should I Wear For My Awkward High School Reunion? (Also, My Face Is Cats)

I was not planning on going to my reunion, but I’ve been coerced into it. It’s a clambake, just FYI, and I am not feeling it. Given my weird recent bout of obsessive insecurity, I am ever-so-slightly tweaking out over what to wear. I don’t want to dress up too much, but I also want to wear an outfit that says, “Yes, I did grow up to be an adult, teacher-who-told-me-I-was-hopeless.”

Also, because I am afraid you are all sick of my dumb face, I have applied cat memes to my head instead. More »

What Are You Wearing To Vote?

What Are You Wearing To Vote?

I want you to know I spent the morning obsessing over this.
I normally wear dresses – because I’m not a farmer – but I thought, if I show up in some sort of shift dress and pearls like I wear every day, people are going to think I am voting for Mitt Romney. I live in New York. It’s possible that they would just turn on me, like in The Bacchae. More importantly, I was not going to stand there in line for an hour or however long it takes with people thinking I was voting Romney. I just wouldn’t. I wouldn’t even if I was voting for Romney. More »

Real Talk: Would You Rather Vote For Sarah Palin Or Michele Bachmann?

Real Talk: Would You Rather Vote For Sarah Palin Or Michele Bachmann?

Let’s say, theoretically, you stumble into a parallel universe wherein you have to vote for either Michele Bachmann or Sarah Palin for President. Sure, they’re both women, they’re both Republicans, they both talk about Margaret Thatcher as though they’re buddies, despite the fact that she declines to meet them. But other than that – are they different? Is one better than the other? Is one more fleecey? (Yes). More »