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We’re Only Trying To Help Poor Fat People Stop Being So Gross, Say Republicans

When the United States lost the race for the Most Offensively Fattest People in the World to neighbours Mexico earlier this year, the Republican Party, far from being furious that America no longer ruled the globe by girth alone, decided … Continue reading

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i approve this message

I am bereft. No more debates, polls, rallies, speeches, commercials, interviews, reports, documentaries, photo-calls, in-depth articles, out-of-their-depth articles, profile pieces, diary pieces, speculative pieces, twitter-spats, commentators and talking heads. Goddamn it. But oh man, what a year. Every moment of … Continue reading

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playing chicken

“That’ll be $542, ma’am. You can swipe your card there.” I am at the hospital for a procedure. It is a fairly minor one but rather uncomfortable and definitely scary. I don’t want to put you off your breakfast, so let’s … Continue reading

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stinky finger

You know I said that maybe I should take cooking lessons? Last week I received a painful reminder of why I should never operate heavy machinery, when I sliced my finger open with a bread knife. A woman’s place (well, my place) … Continue reading

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