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yet another blog post about the isla vista shooting

yet another blog post about the isla vista shooting

I guess this is how our nation copes with tragedies now. Hashtags. Twitter monologues. Blog posts. I wasn’t going to write one, I guess, but then I read this Thought Catalog article and it made me so mad that I had to sit down and explain every reason that it is partially right but mostly horrifically wrong.(…)

i’m sorry, white american male

i’m sorry, white american male

I’m sorry, white American male. Suzanne Venker is right. I’ve been oppressing you. With all my murky intentions and feminist ends, I forgot to look out for your rights. My bad, white American male. I’m sorry. I’ve been representing you unfairly in the media. Every day, you have to see one-dimensional and offensive representations of your gender(…)

i feel so sorry for those poor rapists in steubenville

i feel so sorry for those poor rapists in steubenville

NOT. It looks like the mainstream media actually does feel this way though, and I’m having some serious trouble wrapping my mind around that fact. Like, seriously? We’re supposed to pity a pair of sixteen year old rapists because they’ll be serving one year in prison? Check please. Frankly, I expect this kind of nonsense from(…)

five things I learned from taylor swift’s new album

five things I learned from taylor swift’s new album

1. I’ve been spending the last eight months thinking all love ever does is break and burn and end … I watched it begin again (Begin Again) Newsflash for fellow mortals: Even beautiful celebrities get dumped, and feel shitty about love for a while. It took Taylor Swift, who I imagine to have a line around(…)

pros and cons of staying at college for the summer

pros and cons of staying at college for the summer

Βethan via Compfight Pros: Freedom. Presumably, mom and dad haven’t come with you (if they have, I’m terribly sorry; I recommend leaving the country or staging an intervention). This means you can do whatever you want, pretty much. Learn to like scotch. Stay up all night. Eat nutella straight from the jar. The possibilities are(…)