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The Feminist Backlash

Feminism, like most extreme movements, is in the midst of a backlash, in this writer’s not so humble opinion. When did women equate “How are you?” as harassment? Recently I watched the Street HarassmentVideo “10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman” where a woman is filmed strolling down the sidewalks of New York…

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Punch Drunk Sex

“How did last night happen?” I thought out loud as I laid staring up at the popcorn ceiling littered with cobwebs. Memories from the last 12 hours blurred in and out, creating a sketchy time line of events. Everything is crystal clear until we closed out the tab at the bar. From that point it…

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The Dichotomy of Drinking in Cities

LUSH: one who becomes intoxicated after a few drinks and flirts with everyone. When I was 21-years-old and living in Connecticut, my boyfriend at the time called me an alcoholic due to my lush weekend warrior status. My best friend and I would shed our nine-to-five personas and catapult caution to the wind by venturing…

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Don’t be Shameless, Take a Pill

Since its debuted in 2011 Shameless, a Showtime series, has caught our attention for its unabashed story telling of a dysfunctional family. This week Mandy, the quintessence of the hooker with a heart of gold, has unprotected sex with Lip (again!) and promptly asks him for money for the morning after pill. It’s just what I need.…

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Are You The Annoying Friend?

 If you’ve passed puberty you’ve heard one of your girlfriends, female acquaintances, or frenemies say one of the follow and the urge punch her in the face was so overwhelming even the possibility of jail time wouldn’t deter you. Fuck it. Orange is the New Black, right? “I just cannot put on weight, no matter…

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The Rebound

He is on a mission. He needs to forget about his girlfriend, correction, ex-girlfriend. To forget about his troubles with the distraction of whiskey and women. And he is failing miserably. “Fuck it! Ya’ know? I’m single now. I can do what I want,” he repeats his mantra more for himself than for me. I…