Tag: Equality

Past Imperfect – #455

Rose: “Remember when we were young and we carved our names into this sled to show our eternal love?” Bud: “I sure do, honey. It was a magical moment.” Rose: “Well, the magic is dead now. And the love is no longer eternal. I want a divorce.” Bud: […]

Past Imperfect – #215

Editor’s Note: I’m 97% certain that this is the last Yuletide post I’ll drag out of the archives this holiday season, but we’ll see. Enjoy… Clara’s Diary: “December 24th, late. So I met this guy. I was at a bar in West Hollywood, that part of town where […]

Past Imperfect – #377

Bette: “I can’t believe what we’re seeing.” Leslie: “It’s simply astonishing. It’s excruciating to watch, and I’ve been in a lot of British plays where people have been insufferably pompous.” Bette: “I can’t look away. Even the fact that my hand looks like that of a four-year-old compared […]

Past Imperfect – #416

Marlon, inner voice: “Why do I insist on bringing my wife to these staff meetings?” Elizabeth, outer voice: “Where the hell is my vodka gimlet? I ordered one an hour ago.” Marlon, outer voice: “Honey, let’s hold off a bit. I don’t know who you ordered from, but […]

The 12 Shots of Christmas

  Editor’s Note: This is a refurbished older post, a cautionary tale of what can happen when you mix the gift-exchange process with excessive amounts of alcohol. The references are a wee bit dated, but the underlying moral is the same: Don’t drink and unwrap. Unless everybody else […]