Monthly Archives: December 2012


I started my new job this week, and although it’s only been three days, it seems like the kind of place where I can do well and get along with my coworkers. It helps that I’m the youngest person there … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Fartz

Ever since the No New Books Resolution of 2010, I haven’t re-started writing down the books I read each year. I used to do it every year, but I guess I forgot about it in 2011 and doing it again … Continue reading

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Dating Mature Fat Chicks in Okinawa

“If there is a God, why did he make me an atheist? That was his first mistake. Well, the talking snake was his first mistake.” –          Ricky Gervais I can’t be certain, but I think that leaving the Midwest has … Continue reading

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But on the other hand, thanks to this gift from my sister, I win Christmas and everyone else can just go home.

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Cooking the Playlist

I finally found the McDonald’s in my neighborhood. Well, my neighborhood-ish, and I want to point out that I wasn’t looking for it in the first place. I was on the bus to Golden Gardens (because I didn’t yet know … Continue reading

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Gone Solsticing

The world is supposed to end in less than a week and frankly, I’m not all that upset about it. In addition to my documented desire to never live through the apocalypse, if the world ends on December 21st (and … Continue reading

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Bang Bang

The day of the shooting spree in Newtown, Connecticut, I defriended a few people from my Facebook profile. They were all people I’ve known since grade school but never speak to in real life, and while their occasional hunting photos … Continue reading

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Not That Kind of Book Proposal

Lena Dunham got paid $3.7 million for the book proposal of her autobiography, an amount the Coquette accurately described as “Hillary Clinton money.” Dunham also wrote an essay for the new Judd Apatow movie “This Is 40” in which she … Continue reading

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A Narwhal 22

Hey there, lookit what I got yesterday: I hadn’t been planning to get another tattoo for awhile due to the cost of moving to Seattle, but my St. Louis artist came to town for a local shop’s anniversary and was … Continue reading

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Mold City

Seattle is wet. I know, this is a shocking piece of information, especially if you’re not one of the hundred people who heard I was moving here and said “doesn’t it rain all the time?” Well yeah, but only kind … Continue reading

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