• First Impressions: Adventure Time

    by  • December 12, 2016 • 0 Comments

    As a Steven Universe fan, I hear lots about other great Cartoon Network shows. Including, of course, the one that boosted Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar’s fan cred: Pendleton Ward’s Adventure Time.* So many of my nerdy friends/random people on the Internet love this show, so I thought I’d give it a try. I...

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    On Others’ Comparisons of Trump Voters to Nazis

    by  • November 14, 2016 • 1 Comment

    OK, fellow white people*, if you really want, let’s talk about Nazis. (*People of colour, it’s not that you can’t read this, it’s that you probably already know way better than I could ever put it. But you shouldn’t have to dredge up the emotional energy to confront and educate even more of our...

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    More Yom Kippur Thoughts: Kol Nidre

    by  • October 24, 2016 • 0 Comments

    They say that you don’t really know something until you’ve taught it to someone else. It’s true: despite growing up Jewish and going to Hebrew day school, there’s a lot about Judaism I didn’t know until I explained it to Boyfriend, who is not Jewish. Specifically, it never occurred to me how odd the...

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    On the Book of Life: Yom Kippur Thoughts

    by  • October 17, 2016 • 0 Comments

    I don’t think I believed it literally, not even as a little girl. We chant it over and over, several times throughout each service on the yamim noraim, the Days of Awe. On Rosh Hashanah, it is written. On Yom Kippur, it is sealed. The verses refer to one of the understandings of the...

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    Why I, an Adult, Am Not Ashamed To Play Pokémon GO

    by  • October 3, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Gather round, haters! I’d like to tell you about a little something I call “why Pokémon GO is an OK thing for grown adults to enjoy.” Obviously, I’m biased. I’m a grown adult: I can legally vote, drive, and sign contracts; I am fortunate enough to be gainfully employed in a couple careers that...

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    My New Supervillain Career Path

    by  • September 26, 2016 • 2 Comments

    Hello, everyone! I’ve decided life’s too short not to run around in capes and spandex and big-ass helmets that will probably make me topple forward face-first. Join me in my decision process as I decide to make a career switch to… supervillain!

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