This is awesome! If I may add... Mary Engelbreit is a fellow St. Louisan, and I have a number of friends who worked as artists (or interned as artists) with the company out of high school and college. I think that because her style is so "Americana," she's often perceived as being socially conservative, but the… » 8/22/14 3:55pm 8/22/14 3:55pm

There's a troll on Gawker's mainpage with a Peggy Hill avatar, and I think of the two of you as good and evil twins. Except, the troll doesn't nearly have your chops... so it'd be more like a Basket Case type of twins situation, I guess. » 8/22/14 3:35pm 8/22/14 3:35pm

As a nonreligious American, I think the primary difference between Antisemitism and racism and other structural discrimination in America is that Jewish people are comparably well-represented in our social power structures. We have ten Jewish senators, as compared to two Black senators. Jewish people are decently… » 8/21/14 1:14pm 8/21/14 1:14pm

Goliath from Gargoyles — I mean, how do you compete with a loinclothed beefcake with Keith David's voice!? Also he was reasonable and respectful and open to learning, but not afraid to punch evildoers, so basically my ideal boyfriend. » 8/20/14 11:48am 8/20/14 11:48am

You made this about yourself and about white people by making a statement that's easily disproven by listening to the black community. The idea that most people are fed up with ineffectual crime enforcement to the point that they don't care when an unarmed man is shot dead by police is entirely a creation of white… » 8/19/14 7:25pm 8/19/14 7:25pm

I could (and someday will) write a bajillion words on this, but I think for many men the idea of women reacting to phalluses with anything but hushed deference is tantamount to castration. Cuz, like, that's where our male privilege is stored! Don't laugh at our flippy-floppy p-dubs, those are our Kings' Scepters! … » 8/18/14 4:54pm 8/18/14 4:54pm