Mayo, Mars, and Mulaney

Happy Wednesday from my living room couch. It’s approximately 128 degrees outside, school starts next week, and Amazon put my bank account in the red this morning with its sucker-punch of a Prime renewal. Man, it steams me that they give you absolutely no warning...

Taking Back Our Content

We've been so overtaken by our podcast lately (It's fun! It's timely! Listen to our witty banter!) that we've let the prose part of the site lag. Honestly, I don't know about you, but my tolerance level for Hot Takes has plummeted. Man, I am tired of opinions. Even my...

The Ego Abyss of Online Dating

I have been navigating the hell that is internet dating for the past two years. Like everyone who has tried Bumble or Tinder or Plenty of Fish or one of the other billion dating apps/sites, I have amassed stories of men saying weird things or dates going strangely....

Short Stories for the Long Summer

The first collection of short stories you should read this summer is Nafissa Thompson-Spires’ Heads of the Colored People and you should read it now, immediately; stop with the rest of these summer recommendations because this book is that urgent and critical....

The Required Violence of Men

During professional development, I found myself sitting cross-legged on the floor of the staff bathroom, tears blurring my vision and my entire body shaking. There are a lot of things you don’t expect when you enter teaching: the late nights, the minimal pay, the...

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