cosplay
After my pictures started making the rounds on deviantArt, tumblr and 4chan, it became pretty clear that my cosplay brings all the racists to the yard, and they're like…white cosplay is better than yours.
halloween
I have a rule: I can express an opinion without dictating behavior. I now invite you to join me as I break that rule: You can’t wear an ethnicity as a costume. You just can’t.
halloween
One day I will get an idea and work on a costume more than a day and a half before Halloween. This was not that year.
halloween
All year long I look forward to October because it is the one month where I get to wet-blanket all over everyone’s good time with my annoying cultural analysis.
halloween
What CAN'T we make "sexy" at this point? I am really curious. Sexy Bladder Infection? Sexy Whale? Sexy Space Telescope?
in

Oct 7, 2013 at 3:00pm | 256 comments

halloween
It's Halloween night, and that means there's still time for one more round of headscratchers from the costuming department. Or, you know, a last-minute costume change. No judging here.
in

Oct 31, 2012 at 2:00pm | 243 comments

halloween
I have entered my dog in not one but TWO Halloween pet costume contests this year. Yeah, I have no shame. DEAL WITH IT.
in

Oct 31, 2013 at 5:00pm | 193 comments

halloween
I’m used to getting attention for my healthy-looking legs while I sit in my motorized wheelchair, but my brief time at a Halloween house party this past weekend was a straight-up nightmare.
in

Nov 1, 2013 at 2:00pm | 164 comments

halloween
halloween
If I were going to dress up this year, I'd pick one of these.
halloween
There is so much douchebaggin’ going on in this post, it smells like a vinegar factory. Seriously there is a douchebag in here for real.
in

Oct 24, 2012 at 2:00pm | 114 comments

proposals
I had given up on love, but a year after meeting my boyfriend at Sci Fi Speed Dating, he showed me just how much my outlook had changed.
what the parenting books don't tell you
frat boys
My frat house had three flights of stairs in it, so to ensure my safety, I demanded my big, strong frat brothers to carry me from floor to floor all night long while I screamed, “DON’T SPILL MY DRINK!"
in

Oct 24, 2012 at 11:30am | 89 comments

clothing
I basically don't know how I'd make any decisions if not for you.
halloween
Seeing all the photos of fans donning orange jumpsuits and bags of (fake) blue meth filled me up with the warmest feelings one could possibly derive from a show about lying to your family, manufacturing an addictive drug and getting mixed up with the Mexican cartel.
in

Oct 2, 2012 at 12:00pm | 32 comments

halloween
babies
How dressing up as a "ski bunny" made me reevaluate my stance on motherhood.
costumes
One of my all-time favorite fashion moments involves a ball of socks stuffed down my favorite pair of Alexander Wang leggings.
49ers
Here's hoping the fact that I break the "Fan Code of Conduct" on a weekly basis qualifies me to write about sports.
in

May 16, 2011 at 5:00pm | 0 comments

captain america
That's right. I'm in a costume. AGAIN!
costumes
I'm starting off a month of Halloween-themed tutorials with a beachy siren of the sea.