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This week I’ve been called a streetwalker, a shitty human, a slut, an asshole, and a motherfucker.

This is at the crux of why I only started sharing my essays six months ago. I was afraid of the backlash that would come with hitting that publish button. …

In fact, it reeks of toxic positivity and spiritual bypassing

From the movie “We’re the Millers” with Jason Sudeikis: “Really? Not even one?”

My mother once said the only thing she regretted was smoking, because it made her develop COPD (which eventually led to an early and painful death).

In the same breath, she said that she had no regrets about her alcoholism.

To my fucking face she said this.

I know what…

Expletive-laden reviews of the most delicious things I baked in 2021

The good, the bad, the soggy bottoms. There are a gazillion of vegan, GF bakers and recipes out there. Most of them are inedible or average at best. Baking vegan is hard. Baking glutenfree is hard. Vegan GF baking is fucking nuts.

Here’s what you’ll find in this long-ass post:

The one where everyone puked

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How is it at your house?

Shit. Yours?


My best friend and I had met in the frosty December air for a quick walk and to exchange Christmas gifts. It was a December 24th in the mid 90s. Christmas Eve. The day most Germans celebrate Christmas was fraught at…

Juliane Bergmann

I love words and people and “…conversations that it seemed a sin to break off: the ones that made the sacrifice of the following day a trivial one.” — Hitchens

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