#513: “Frenemy” is a ridiculous made-up word that is occasionally accurate, or, The Case of the Passive-Aggressive Co-worker

Hello everyone! How are you? I am completely destroying my cat's sense of safety and object permanence packing up my entire apartment for a move this week. All the comments in the spam filter are actually spam, so it must be time for another question. Shall we continue the Labor Day holiday with a work … Continue reading #513: “Frenemy” is a ridiculous made-up word that is occasionally accurate, or, The Case of the Passive-Aggressive Co-worker

Dear Abby: Elope so that your in-laws won’t dress like hookers to “ruin” your wedding. Captain Awkward: Learn the fine art of not giving a damn.

Dear Abby is a classic for a reason, right?  Soothing.  Non-confrontational.  Midwestern common sense. Often terrible and does not get at any of the actual issues going on between actual people. For instance: DEAR ABBY: What do you do when your future in-laws tell other relatives that they intend to ruin your upcoming wedding? They … Continue reading Dear Abby: Elope so that your in-laws won’t dress like hookers to “ruin” your wedding. Captain Awkward: Learn the fine art of not giving a damn.