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I can understand Biden's plan here. When I wanna win a battle, I do it by politely asking my enemies how to beat them, and then I believe every single word they say.

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I Cannot Stop Thinking About the NYT Fridge Blog

It is making me feel like I'm losing it. How is this real???

A picture of my fridge.

Office Hours: Treat Yourself

You can have a little pre-election salami, as a treat.

The Lincoln Project’s Fascism is Just More Well-Dressed

Their only regret is that Trump is a shitty driver, and they know turning the keys over to Biden for four years will do nothing more than keep their seat warm.

Arnold Vinick from the West Wing

Let’s Blow It All Up

Some thoughts on how our system of government should be destroyed and replaced.


The New York Times’ Ridiculous Lament for the GOP

The paper's editorial mourning the Republican Party is ahistorical claptrap—particularly right now.

Shut Everything Down Again

We're in a third COVID wave, and there's an obvious solution. Why won't we try it?


Man, What the Hell? Pitter Patter, Let’s Get At’er Edition

Plus raccoons, radiation, and the return of the Murder Hornets!

Get Him Out of Here Please

Can we just be done with this man?

Hell Is a Bipartisan Commission

Joe Biden has embraced one of Washington's oldest do-nothing strategies yet again.

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‘Scooby Don’ Impressionist James Austin Johnson on How to Impersonate Our Dying Wet President

'That's the main thing I focus on, is that this is a rasping old man who is inches from death at any moment.'

Will People Still Care When it’s No Longer Trump Doing It?

It is wrong to assume that we're voting for a Biden administration that won't just revert back to an immigration status quo.

President Donald Trump signs a plaque on the U.S. border for the 200th mile of new border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border near Yuma, Ariz.

Sure Seems Like the President Is Having a Bad Comedown

Gone are the days of his steroid-fueled euphoria. He's missing his fix!

Office Hours: Boob Toob

All I wanna do is zoom-a-zoom-zoom-zoom, and a poom-poom — just block your cam.

Jeffrey Toobin Doesn’t Need a Defense

What, exactly, are people trying to cover for here?


‘You Need to Be Alarmed’

Discourses with: a non-binary, Black director of two Southern abortion funds.

A pair of arms holding up a retro "keep abortion legal NOW" sign against some trees, the photo edited into a orange and yellow combination

The Discourse

Pandemic Life: We Are All Skeletons Now

In 2020, nothing feels truer than a massive, expensive, decorative representation of our own mortality.


I Would Simply Smack the Tiny Spy Drone

Ring's new flying spycam is horrifying but consider this: you can probably smash it.


I Can’t Stop Thinking About the Bat That Did This

One microscopic speck of a virus, and here we are. Think about that!


Just Give Us the Money Jesus Christ

The political willpower to help suffering Americans is almost entirely non-existent.

Pour One Out for the CIA

America's intelligence agencies are having a rough time. Thank god for Joe Biden!

Man, What The Hell? I’m Tired Edition

Plus Yodels, Zambonis, and a very happy birthday to the wrong Trump.

Oatmeal Is Tearing Us Apart

Civil war has broken out because some people like oatmeal and some other people are wrong.

Crosbie, Rafi, Sam and Paul and our Discord chat on the Discourse Blog Twitch stream talking about oatmeal, our screen split apart by a glowing bowl of oatmeal, with a purple textured background

Get Through Election Night With Us

Don't suffer alone!

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