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The Fuck Does This Make Money: Short Gemini Behavior

Lily and I did this interview four times. We’ve been friends for years, so arguably we’ve been preparing for it for a lot longer.

The first two interviews were lost because I don’t know how to use my voice recorder.


Evaluating Information on the Internet — an Informal Checklist

How do we know who to trust? What is the different between #traumainformed and trauma informed?

Like many burnt out people during the pandemic this year, I got really into bodywork, cultural somatics, ‘embodiment’, and all of the fun stuff in…

Generational Queer Repression + Listening to “Slumber Party”

Every queer person over the age of 27 that I sent “Slumber Party” to had an immediate visceral reaction.

HEY: Are you related to me? Are we coworkers of some kind, or do we have a professional relationship? Well, this article talks…

Why I’m Sharing My Transgender Novel on a Fanfiction Website

For the last few years, I’ve worked really hard on this novella, determined to write it in a way that made me feel good, felt like a trans story that I was proud of and needed to be in the…

Relatable Moments in Emma Goldman’s Autobiography

If only we could bring down capitalism I could spend my whole life in pursuit of my real passion… <messy polyamory drama>

Emma Goldman’s autobiography “Living My Life” is a great book for leftist history buffs who enjoy lurid gossip about dead people.


Relatable Sociopathy

Or, is Brene Brown normal or messed up?

Eleanor says Brene Brown’s podcast sounds like a clip from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Dennis says to Mac: “you know, I’ve been having these feelings, a lot. do you remember feelings, man? …

Does Drew Barrymore like the idea of taking a class? How do you know who to trust?

Billy Eichner used to have a recurring segment on his show where he would ask celebrities about what Drew Barrymore likes.

It was called “does Drew Barrymore like this?It went pretty much as you would expect from the title.

Eichner would read from a list of unrelated things —…

I’ve reading fanfiction since I was 11 years old, my two index fingers punching over the keyboard trying to find a different version of how Sirius Black got murdered, a different version where preferably, he didn’t.

To me, the appeal of fanfiction lies in the filling in the gaps.
Maybe that’s…

Policy debate is the only high school activity I can think of where every characteristic is completely insane.

It is also the only one where you have to wear business professional attire.

Here is a bare minimum description of high school policy debate: two teams enter, one team leaves.


One time, Dany Olivia Micah and I walked around Pratt Beach at the pier, where Dany and Andi got married (in Chicago).

I can’t remember if there were a bunch of teens making out on the pier that night or if I’m getting it confused with all of the other…


sci fi / future history / marketing / for some reason, newsletters / Chicago

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