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Can Justin Timberlake.... Can Justin Timberlake.... a Super Bowl show without exploiting a more talented black performer?

Morning (midday?) OT

Y’all I have not done an OT in a long time! What is up with everyone today? Is everyone feeling well, or getting sickly? How’s your weather? Is anyone dying of cabin fever because its stupid end of January? What’s hot in the news?

Instant Pot Recommendations?

Hi GT! My holiday present to myself this year was an instant pot and I’d love some helpful starter recommendations on good and easy recipes to start using it for. I’ve never used a pressure cooker before or basically any of the 900 machines an instant pot is, except a slow cooker, so I am feeling a little overwhelmed!

Last Minute Shopping Headquarters

Ladies and Gents, it is one week til Christmas (one week and one day until Kwanzaa or Boxing day! Mid Hannukah!) Who is still struggling to get those last few presents? Who is amazing and all done and wants to help or brag? post it here!

Breaking News: Old White Man realizes rape actually happens!

This guy is the EPITOME of the liberal dude who thinks he is such a good feminist and wants a cookie but is actually a piece of shit constantly misses the entire point of everything. He is the guy who puts “feminist” in his Tinder profile and constantly tells you on the date how his lack of manners is actually him …

#metoo and Harvey Weinstein - are things changing?

It’s been a few weeks now since the Harvey Weinstein drama started snowballing, and I am wondering - what are you seeing locally, if anything, happening from it? What are conversations off the internet like, or are you seeing any changes or differences in your day to day life or business or community? What frustration…

Bluetooth headphone recs? (and General Recommendations OT!)

Hey yall - distraction central over here. I did all the thing and called the people and now I have the absolute privilege of being able to stop thinking for a second and focus on some non important stuff. Namely - I finally replaced my phone after 4 years (a fact of which I am super proud I kept a phone that long) and…

Female Robot has Very Human Experience

TW: assault, rape? I don’t even know. But it’s disturbing me enough that I’m putting a TW on it for SOMETHING.

If you liked this album...

I saw this post earlier today and loved the idea and thought she came up with some fantastic examples and recommendations. Essentially, the idea is this - if you liked this album, then you should read this book.

Thursday GT OT

Hi yall and happy Thursday! It has been a long week already, has it not? I am still sending a lot of love out to our Texas peeps even while I am ensconced in my own petty nonsense (more in comments).

Please Send Dry Thoughts

I feel like this is not making national news, although it should, but if anyone wants to please send dry, non rainy thoughts to New Orleans and sit back for a tale of a really poorly run government entity, now is the time.

Calling board gamers! (and present advice OT!)

Hi yall - I am hoping you can help me with a present for my sister. It’s her birthday and she and her boyfriend have just moved in together in a new city, and we are thinking about getting them a board game they (and maybe new friends) could both enjoy.

Do you want a quick break from Comey?

Of course you don’t, because this is an amazing dumpster fire. BUT this is also very important and amused me to no end.

Etiquette Advice OT

Bring all of your random, large or small, etiquette/what should I do questions here! Or come and give etiquette advice to others :) Also - how do you feel about etiquette in general? Pointless rules, or helpful guidelines for people to navigate the world?

PSA: Queen Sugar is on Hulu

A while back, MarthaJones posted about how amazing Queen Sugar was and I commented at the time about how I was dying to watch it but how it was something that was very hard to get access to without paying for each episode or if you were not a cable subscriber.

How did you know the house you bought was "your house"?

Hi GT! Tell me your house buying stories please, and how you decided or knew when the house you bought was the one for you.

Hot Takes and Unpopular Opinions: Leave 'em here

Let’s do this, GT. Get it off your chest! Here is mine:

I'll just leave this right here...

This appears to be legit from what I can see: The prices on their website are set to 0. There is a shipping and handling fee but it is actually very reasonable (for me it was about $4.50). I am ordering myself!

Monday Morning Long Read

This is long, but worth it - a very insightful take on the current generation of young white men who are supporting the far right.

A Little Levity A Little Levity

...things have been dark around here today, so please enjoy these woke jokes.

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