Amelia Bedelia: Lit’rally Personified

If the word lit'rally were a person, it would be Chris Traeger from Parks and Recreation. But if lit'rally were a woman, it would be Amelia Bedelia. And that's who we're going to talk about today. For the uninitiated, Amelia Bedelia is a human being who was formed in the 1960s. She is famous for wearing a bonnet. Also, … Continue reading Amelia Bedelia: Lit’rally Personified

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A totally arbitrary ranking of select NYC mayoral write-in candidates

"Every election has a write-in option. That's how democracy works." — Leslie Knope, 2014 Elections are no fun. You spend months, sometimes even years, listening to politicians lie about themselves and each other and how they're going to make everything better, even though most voters have already made up their mind long before then. And then … Continue reading A totally arbitrary ranking of select NYC mayoral write-in candidates

Clifford the Big Red Lazily Written Menace to Society

There are a bunch of great stories written about dogs: Because of Winn-Dixie, Harry the Dirty Dog, The Call of the Wild, Old Yeller, The Poky Little Puppy. And then there's the series of books written about Clifford, the big red dog. These books are, how should I put this, very not good. Meet Emily Elizabeth. She has a dog. … Continue reading Clifford the Big Red Lazily Written Menace to Society