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Operation Flawless: A Confessional Recap

I want to thank every single person who contributed even a single selfie. You are all amazing. You are all beautiful. And it is your faces that helped me keep going. I love and respect all of you. I know it was hard. I bow down to you. Monday was …

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Operation Flawless: Selfies against Big Beauty

In case you’ve forgotten, a couple of months ago, Erin Gloria Ryan of Jezebel wrote a ridiculous article declaring selfies to be a “cry for help” and the ultimate anti-feminist act. Our own Surly Amy responded, schooling Ryan on the importance of self-portraits throughout history. Selfies give us the power …

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Worst Miracle Ever

Hello, world. If you’re reading this, it means I lived long enough to finish typing it. But probably I’m dead. At the hands of a cruel dare from my fellow MALabbers. They’re horrible people who disguise themselves as friends. Don’t trust them. Let me tell you a story. Once upon …

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Dudes of OKCupid

I wish I could add a ton of hilarious commentary. But how do I top “I’m a writing panda. I eat words like bamboo.” HOW? I can’t. What I can say is that whenever I’m like “Ugh. Marriage. How the hell have I been doing this for 10 years?” I …

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Mad Pic Lab: QUACKS ARE HERE!

HELLLLOOOOOOOOOO photo takers! IT’S MAD PIC LAB DAY! And I’m all kinds of loopy because I’m on migraine meds. I’m high as a mofo, but not in pain. Because my doctor isn’t a QUACK. Yes, it’s a terrible joke. But I don’t care BECAUSE I FEEL GREAT AND I LOVE …

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Mad Pic Lab: Zombies edition

If you hadn’t heard, the Mad Pic Lab project is back and IN ACTION, MOFOS! Last week, we re-kicked off with Zombies! Because this project died months ago and NOW IT’S BACK FOR YOUR BRAINZ! Refresher: Every Tuesday afternoon, I will post a word. You have one week to get …

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MadPicLab Returns! LIKE A ZOMBIE!

Last spring, I launched a project called Mad Pic Lab, a photo-a-day crowd-art project, and everyone fell in love with everything about it. Today, it returns. Except it will be weekly and not daily. So, if you are new to MPL or need a refresher, here’s how it works—Every Tuesday …

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Activism

Happy Sloth! The most huggable vaccine song ever written!

My friend Greg “Gerg” Perrine wrote a song about vaccines. I feel like he was thinking about me when he wrote this song… though I can’t prove it. But it suspiciously mentions a happy sloth, a moose and “da lady bug”… while the new Hug Me I’m Vaccinated shirts feature …

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