It Came From The Search Terms: Flaming September

Hello friends! It's that time, where we answer the things people typed into search engines as if they were questions. It's a good way to check in with people's preoccupations on a large, anonymous scale and it's usually pretty fun. First, as is traditional, a song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZCiMp7F65o (Lyrics at the YouTube link) Also I know … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: Flaming September

#1057: “Hey, so my cousin’s prankster husband threatened to burn my sister’s arm with his lighter at Thanksgiving. How do we get through Christmas together as a family?”

Dear Captain, My sister and I need some help with a potential situation this Christmas. My mother's extended family has Christmas at her house every year on Christmas day and my sister and I usually stay with my parents in the days leading up to Christmas. However, at Thanksgiving we ran into a situation. My … Continue reading #1057: “Hey, so my cousin’s prankster husband threatened to burn my sister’s arm with his lighter at Thanksgiving. How do we get through Christmas together as a family?”

#970: “Dance class and stranger-sweat” or “How to tell someone they are stinky: A review.”

Hi Captain, So, I've been attending a salsa dance class the last few months. The class is structured so that you are welcome to come as a single person, and the participants shuffle through partners throughout the class. It's a lot of fun and the men are generally pretty respectful and appropriate. My problem is … Continue reading #970: “Dance class and stranger-sweat” or “How to tell someone they are stinky: A review.”