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Who’s More Famous: The Rock or Ellen?

A question for the ages.

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Presenting: the Nominees for Discourse Blog’s Person of the Year

The people who made our lives slightly better (or worse) in 2020.

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I’m Obsessed With Dave, the ‘Great British Bake Off’ Guy Who Freaking Loves California

Dave is addicted to the Golden State, and I'm addicted to Dave.

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No Heroes: Girl Scouts

Being apolitical is not working for an organization I've cherished for much of my life.

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The Election Made Me Get a Cat

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a woman in possession of deep anxiety over politics must be in want of a tiny creature to obsess over.

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What We’re Reading This Week

Because so much of what we're exposed to is Bad, we're highlighting some of the things we've read each week that were Good.

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Finding My Grandparents’ Graves Online

The internet works in mysterious ways.

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Please, Fuck Off: 2020 Adult Halloween

Cancel it. Incinerate it. Trap it in a box lined with knives and wrap it up in chains and padlocks and throw it in the bottom of the lake.

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Pandemic Life: We Are All Skeletons Now

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

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Oatmeal Is Tearing Us Apart

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

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I Would Simply Smack the Tiny Spy Drone

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

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Let Me Tell You About My Heart

Or, how some people tried to un-fuck my fairly fucked-up organ.

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Pandemic Life: I Started Cross Stitching and I Can’t Stop

How an accidental hobby became my obsession.

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The Last Four Years

How the Trump presidency radicalized me.

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A Definitive Ranking of How Much Each State’s DNC Roll Call Felt Like a David Lynch Movie

Another deeply weird night at the Big Dance.

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I’m Tired of This Already

The Kamala Harris conversation is exhausting and infuriating in every direction.

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My Long, Maddening Search for a Joe Biden Bumper Sticker

A nationwide quest to discover if literally anybody is 'ridin' with Biden.'

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I Know What I Googled This Summer

What have I been up to? Let my search history lead the way!

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

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

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This Brie Larson Car Commercial Is the Only Thing That’s Real to Me Anymore

My world has vanished. Only the commercial remains.

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