Open Letter

An Open Letter to Jon Stewart: “Nuuuuuuuuuuuuuhhhhhhh nopenopenopenopenope”

An Open Letter to Jon Stewart: “Nuuuuuuuuhhh *helpless weeping*” Dear Jon Stewart, Nope. Nope. Nope. Nope. Nope. Nope. Nu-uh. Nope. Honey bunches of nope. Nope. Nope. Nope. Not possible. Nope. Nope. No, no, no, no. Not happening, this is not happening. No, I refuse. Nope. No. No. Nope. Nope. Nope. Nope. No, no, no, no,… Continue reading An Open Letter to Jon Stewart: “Nuuuuuuuuuuuuuhhhhhhh nopenopenopenopenope”

Open Letter, Random, Satire

An Open Letter to Stephen Colbert: “Thanks for the laughs”

Sometimes I like to write open letters to people or things that bring me joy in the pitiless world in which I inhabit. My new husband says I am dramatic and 'over react' but I just tell him to turn off the lights and leave me to wallow in my despair. This is one of… Continue reading An Open Letter to Stephen Colbert: “Thanks for the laughs”

Open Letter, Satire

An Open Letter to Dr. Jack Wolfenstei- Wolfse-Wolfesa- Urgh, that dude who is against vaccines

Dear "Doctor" Wolfson, I can't begin to thank you for your recent interview on CNN about the measles outbreak in California and the toddler with leukaemia who is now at risk. You see, for many years I have been struggling to understand what exactly defines a 'doctor'. I was letting myself define it by people… Continue reading An Open Letter to Dr. Jack Wolfenstei- Wolfse-Wolfesa- Urgh, that dude who is against vaccines

Reflection, Satire

Welcome to Paris: Please Empty Your Pockets

We had to do a short writing exercise for one of my classes. Bam! Success! Paris, the City of Love, also happens to be the City of Black Market Cellphones. That is not to say it is composed entirely of couples in love toting illicitly obtained iPhones, but my own recent experience would suggest that… Continue reading Welcome to Paris: Please Empty Your Pockets

Open Letter, Random, Satire

An Open Letter to David’s Tea: “I Could Weep For Joy”

Sometimes I write open letters to people or things because I am bored or have something to say. This is one of those times. Dear David’s Tea, You and I have always gotten along, David’s Tea. This is a love-love relationship; I give you money, you give me copious amounts of delicious tea with which… Continue reading An Open Letter to David’s Tea: “I Could Weep For Joy”

Random, Satire

The Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing versus Traditional Publishing

Full disclosure. I am not a published author. I am barely an author. Sometimes I’m barely a human, but that’s only before 8:30 a.m. and two cups of coffee. Still, the CC chat has been gabbing recently about the differences between Traditional Publishing and Self-Publishing. I thought I ought to take my copious amount of… Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing versus Traditional Publishing

Random, Satire

In Which a Challenge is Accepted

A Bathesian Analysis of Commander Worf? Done and done. A Vaguely Barthesian Analysis of a Sexy Picture of Commander Worf that I Can No Longer Find Roland Barthes' contribution to the work of semiotics via the deconstruction of signs into the signifiers and the signified has made way for Communication Studies to analyse advertisements according,… Continue reading In Which a Challenge is Accepted