By @taniaha. Read more Guest Posts here and here.
When I was a kid, I was terrified of walking on a boardwalk or pier, convinced that I would slip through the half-inch crack between the boards and plunge into the ocean. I also believed that a person’s race dictated the color of dog one could own.
Knowing I couldn’t be the only person who had labored under this type of delusion, I posed the question on Facebook – what was something dumb or silly you believed as a child? Close to 30 people responded with their own childhood misconceptions and stories of confusion, which ranged from odd to hilarious.
Did we all at one time believe the bathtub drain could actually suck us down?
Some themes bubbled to the top: Continue reading
For starters, yes, that’s his real name.
Chris Illuminati is an author (books here!), editor, comedian, Post It abuser, ‘permanent roommate’ and dad. However you decide to consume his work, Chris will leave you laughing. He cracks me up and that’s a damn good reason to feature him in this week’s Twitter Spotlight.
Your favorite blogger* was home sick today. When I wasn’t coughing, sleeping or eating carbs, I was looking at cats on the internet.
I looked at this story about a photographer documenting men who love cats.
Photo by David Williams via MyModernMet
David’s site features dogs too, cat haters.
This video, though, is even better. Please enjoy.
*OK, maybe not favorite, but hopefully you like me a little
I still can’t believe she said yes. This is all so exciting.
Lizz Winstead, comedian, author of Lizz Free Or Die, co-creator of The Daily Show and co-founder of Lady Parts Justice and contributor at Blue Nation Review is in the Twitter Spotlight.
OneChicklette: Your favorite qualities in a love interest Continue reading
During my recent trip home to Scranton, I met Noah Ritter.
Yep, this Noah Ritter.
He’s kind of a big deal.
Given that my name is Jennifer, I haven’t had too many experiences with Starbucks baristas spelling it wrong. Well, beyond the occasional “Jeniffer.”
This video imagines a more nefarious motivation behind the misspellings (to hilarious effect).
Note: some NSFW language.