Without mushrooms, or detritivores and decomposers as a whole, dead organic matter would pile up— colloquially, we’d be fucked. Continue reading An Ode to Mushrooms
Trump offers students a role model that has obtained the highest office in the country, without any need for further maturation. Beyond being deeply unfit for office, these children have nothing in common with him. Continue reading Back in School
I think it’s such a waste not taking advantage of our linear perspective. Continue reading Time Isn’t Linear, We Are
When we talk about destroying the stigma surrounding mental illness, why is it only certain illnesses, and only for certain people? Continue reading If the Stigma Fits
The thing with a systemic problem is: it takes more than a month of protest to change it. And we white folk who are new to the fight and armed solely with enthusiasm for the cause need to prepare ourselves for what this is actually going to be. Continue reading Celebrate Juneteenth: Get Your House in Order
A month ago I became an essential worker. I don’t want to die, nor do, I think, any of my coworkers. Continue reading Back to Normal
I could go on all day. This bandying back and forth of what and why and who’s to blame is a really neat game to play where the answer is pretty much always: Boomers, with the voting majority, straight through the gut of the American working class. Continue reading How Do We Forgive Our Parents?
If we’re going to have serious talks about body positivity, we also need to include a very critical look into the ways money and power have toyed with our ideas of “health” and “beauty”. It’s not just the patriarchy, it’s the patriarchy wrapped up in the tortilla of capitalist evil, topped with the salsa of classism, and a side of racist sour cream. Continue reading I Love My Body, but Still Have Disordered Eating
I’m peeved at the whole of dude-dom that have apparently established an unwavering rhetoric and rule book for ****ing with my fragile feathered heart. Continue reading Thoughts on Love
Society’s obsession with entertainment, our craving for comeback narratives, blinded us to the nature of C.K.’s problem. By making a triumphant return to the comedy scene the final stop in this story, we’re missing the underlying plot that’s been driving it. Continue reading Louis C.K.’s Return to the Stage: Does ‘Long Enough’ Exist?