Asking questions in that instance is almost always better. There is no one who is going to love "I think you're wrong" but it's really tough to object to "Help me understand..." or "Can you clarify this piece..." There's sometimes a strange pressure for women to adopt a rude and ineffective level of directness to show… » 10/17/14 8:09am Friday 8:09am

The book was really tough to get through. I had to give it two or three tries. By the time I got halfway through, I was like, "Whoa, holy shit!" I knew they were both basic, terrible people but then to find out just how bat-shit crazy Amy really was? That was a new level of fucked up. I know lots of people didn't… » 10/05/14 8:57pm 10/05/14 8:57pm

Oh, God. Person of Interest just crushed me with that opening. The instant you see that change, you know something soul-shatteringly horrible happened. That one cut kept me watching all season long. Yes, the show is great. Yes, I liked it for other reasons. No, nothing else was as compelling as finding out what… » 9/17/14 10:07am 9/17/14 10:07am

All companies do this, really. When Bob in Accounting fucks up, they toss his ass right out. When Robert the CEO fucks up, they wring their hands, act ever so sorry, and keep on trucking with Robert at the helm. This is really no different. No less despicable, but no different. » 9/17/14 10:48am 9/17/14 10:48am