I'll be honest. For me, passing compliments about my hair from fleeting strangers in public are fine. Compliments about my hair as an expectant conversation starter is annoying, mostly because it's predictable and boring. In my first year of transition, I loved all compliments because it was scary change for me and… » 1/24/15 7:53pm Yesterday 7:53pm

You could chose to see gender tropes, or you could just see two damaged people attempting to connect one another and working at cross purposes, gender be damned. Shia's in there so that people will talk about it. I like the video. I think it's beautiful and evocative. » 1/24/15 6:50pm Yesterday 6:50pm

The problem was there was no clear goal to this season. Murder House was about getting the family out the murder house. Asylum was about escaping the asylum. Coven was about finding the new Supreme. Freak Show was about... they never even remotely figured that out. » 1/23/15 7:48pm Friday 7:48pm

There are so many things to hate about Bill Maher. My favorite is how touchy he gets any time one of his monologue jokes bomb (which is at least twice per episode.) His immediate response is to accuse his audience of being humorless and hyper-PC, when 99.9% of the time, the joke just plain isn't funny. It's among the… » 1/23/15 6:44pm Friday 6:44pm

I knew all the words! For my 8th grade American history class, we had to write a encyclopedic paragraph for every single thing in the song. A full decade before Wikipedia. I procrastinated until the day before and failed the project. Because it was a full decade before Wikipedia. » 1/21/15 9:06pm Wednesday 9:06pm

I had regular playdates with one girl in possession of a Teddy Ruxpin. Our favorite thing to do was load him with non-approved cassette tapes. Watching his creepy slow blinking while mouthing the words to George Michael's "Father Figure" was quite a singular experience. » 1/21/15 6:21pm Wednesday 6:21pm