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Hello! Search terms have piled up, let's do the thing where we answer the search strings people typed in that led them here as if they are questions. Context is missing (by design), so expect some comedy answers in between with the sincere stuff. Let's kick things off with a song. Have I used this … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: Cruel Summer
Welcome to the re-activation/remixing of "Short Answer Fridays," where patrons of the site have first dibs for getting short questions answered. I broke it up into two parts, I'll post the rest this weekend. Q1 Scripts for when my mom talks about how she looks like a slob, or how she is such a lazy … Continue reading Friday “Answers of Varying Length To Short Questions”: Part 1
Theme of the day: Don't work harder at someone who isn't working at all at you. Hey Cap, So me and this girl met and started talking, at first she thought I was a jackass then she saw the better side of me. We became best friends for the better part of a year and … Continue reading #660 and #661: Certain Doom and Poetry
Dear Captain A, I've been friends with my friend, B, since 2004. We had a short but really important lovership in 2006, had a hard breakup, but then rebuilt our friendship. For the past five years, he's been someone I've considered family and my best friend. We referred to each other as 'non sexual life … Continue reading #333 & #334: Friendships, breakups, poetry, and WTF?
Sometimes the only answer an advice columnist can give is "Dude, you are so fucked." Check out Dan Savage's Letter of the Day from yesterday. Amazing. Also, it's National Poetry Month! Here is Maggie Estep's great poem, "I am an emotional idiot." Emotional Idiot by Maggie Estep I'm an Emotional Idiot so get away from … Continue reading Dude, you are so fucked.