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I am standing in front of my bathroom mirror. I have two 100-watt “Ultra White Natural Light” light bulbs just above my vanity, so that...

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I want to be someone’s housewife. Is that weird? I think it’s been almost three years since I’ve had a man in my bed...

The Revolution Might Actually Be Plant-Based

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Trigger Warning

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Playing Dress Up

I like to dress up for sex. The 70’s is my favorite era; so I am wearing a well-worn baseball cap, high white cotton...

Murdered by Zooey Deschanel

If I wind up dying alone in a hospital from some terrible complication of AIDS (or gonorrhea), blame it on Zooey Deschanel. Not the...

Spontaneous Human Combustion

I think I am going to burn myself out of existence. There is a thing called Spontaneous Human Combustion: Where a person is fine...
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The Metaphor of Rain

Brave New World by Corey Saucier The Metaphor of Rain Why should a song about Southern California deprive us of re-sets & renewals? There is this mythos that...

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