United States’ Chief Lady Arts and Crafts Laureate and Dean of Laguna Beach Community College’s online Women’s Studies program Lauren Conrad is at it again, intrepidly paving exciting new avenues for young American women as they navigate society’s perplexing, opaque millennial gender…
“3) “In terms of hair, I love tousled waves. Men prefer looks that aren’t too fussy, and this undone look is always a winner.” This information, along with “Roll Your Hair Up In a Fucking Sock,” is a component of of Conrad’s 2007 study entitled “Flowers Mean I’m Sorry, Chocolates Mean I Love You: I’ll Forgive You, and then I’ll Forget You” (Conrad, Patridge, Cavalleri, et al.). The study concluded that fussy hair suggests that subjects have complete nervous systems, attached to high-functioning brains that fire messages to limb sets to perform sophisticated series of movements to complete complicated tasks, which,nonono.”
1. When I was a senior in high school, I took a class called Rhetoric and Oratory, taught by one of the smartest humans and best teachers I had / have ever encountered. One of the kinds of arguments we studied was the “argument from authority,” wherein the speaker links his claims to claims made…
Logan and new blog friend Sarah came over Saturday night. In addition to playing Lion King with Sandy and watching “Drunk History” on Funny or Die, they helped me brainstorm how to take the next step in asking for help with the two babies to be.
We talked about a calendar where friends can sign-up for times to come over and hold babies and all around articulating what I need to get done.
apparently my TRUE HAPPINESS face is exclusively reserved for making eyes at babies, and that’s it. OBSERVED. NOTED.
The next two hours were spent in the dark on the train. An hour in, panic started to set in. In our car, one woman had passed out. We heard people pounding on windows in other cars, we heard glass breaking and people screaming. More than two hours in, folks in…
One day we must ask the question, “Why are there forty million poor people in America?” And when you begin to ask that question, you’re raising a question about the economic system, about a broader distribution of wealth. When you ask that question, you begin to question the capitalistic economy.
And I’m simply saying that more and more, we’ve got to begin to ask questions about the whole society. We are called upon to help the discouraged beggars in life’s market place. But one day we must come to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring.
It means that questions must be raised. You see, my friends, when you deal with this, you begin to ask the question, “Who owns the oil?” You begin to ask the question, “Who owns the iron ore?” You begin to ask the question, “Why is it that people have to pay water bills in a world that’s two-thirds water?” These are words that must be said.