Hostility & wit confronting inequality, stigma & culture
WITNESS: Womanist Killjoy
Bearing WITNESS in your day job is crucial to being a responsible member of society. It’s self-awareness. Witnessing is speaking out for others and calling shit out.
Womanist because Feminist isn’t inclusive.
Killjoy is a favored trope sexists use to deflect blame from themselves for their horrible behavior. When you hang out with Hostile Wit, expect Hostility to the status quo, patriarchy, sexism, the whole nine.
Ode To My Personal Trainer
Farewell Letter: Ode To My Personal Trainer I recall being deeply distressed the summer I turned seventeen because I had to replace my retiring gynecologist AND my globe-trotting hairstylist at the same time. Replacing the gynecologist didn’t upset me nearly as much as replacing my hairstylist. I mean, my hair stylist knew how my hair […]More
Hey Ladies: You’re Only As Good As Your Face Cream
I had to concede that maybe it was time to invest in some real beauty products that weren’t located next to juicy fruit gum.More
Must i have sex appeal In My Sixties?!
Am I seriously expected to have a “hawt body” when I’m in my flippin’ sixties?More
Every Hour is Happy Hour in San Francisco
It’s true. Every Hour is Happy Hour in San Francisco So sorry for the delay in posting! I thought I would have time to blog over the weekend while I was visiting my BFF’s in San Francisco. I didn’t realize they were going to hold me hostage for five days and force non-stop fun upon […]More
I Was a Human Guinea Pig
That’s right. I was a Human Guinea Pig I spent a few weeks ago that only an unemployed person could have. All you employed people with your utility-paying ways and new shoes, consider this a taunt. I would never have taken a day off work to spend a day like I spent. The elementary school […]More
Unicorn: Not The Other White Meat
I’m dedicating this post to a dear friend of mine whose father died recently. He needed some sunshine and love today. Behold the power of the Unicorn! Or just some wickedly awful tattoos of unicorns! Unicorn meat would not be brown and glazed or look like something you might find in a Chinese buffet. It would have sparkles. […]More
How To Amuse Yourself At A Couples Baby Shower
Brie Baby Proscuitto Baby Bun Baby Poor Breach Baby Watch Me Baby Artsy Baby Waxy Baby Hand Me The Baby Fancy Chandelier Baby Baby Cakes Octo Baby Where’s The Baby? Riding The Unicorn Baby Rock Me BabyMore
Signs Of a Good Party
Signs of a Good Party The first couple to show up we have never met (we heard they were cool so we invited them sight unseen). A few guys rip their pearl-snapped shirts open, but button them back before I can get a photo. Someone breaks a champagne flute (it’s not a party until there […]More
Sleep No More: Part II
If you haven’t read Part I, you may want to do so here so this post makes any sense. Sleep No More, Continued Soon, you would catch a glance of an actor, the only creatures milling about without masks. The mute actors rarely acknowledged your presence, but when they did, it was transformative. They danced, […]More
Sleep No More: Part I
Spoiler Alert: if you plan to see the immersive theatrical production of Sleep No More and prefer a non-informed experience, check back to the blog in a couple of days. Sleep No More “You are not allowed to speak,” she demanded, then stopped on an undisclosed floor and pushed one from our masked group out of […]More