VIDEO – Autostraddle Behind-the-Scenes #5: Julie & Brandy Have Tyra Mail For Nacho


Some pet owners teach their puppies to fetch things, or jump, or sing gospel music. Some pet owners teach their puppy to respond when Tyra Mail arrives.

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    when i had a blackberry my phone used to yell TYYYRAA MAIIILLLLLLL (AHHHHHHHHH!) every time i got a picture message. i miss those days. i wish someone would send me pictures of nacho. i wish someone would give me nachos but then i will have to be a plus side model and miss jay will give me attitude about my signature walk in panel. oh, cute dog.

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    I’ve never had a puppy before, but I’ve successfully kept a plant alive for nearly a year, so!

    When I get a puppy I hope it smiles with it’s eyes too. That is a skill that takes you places for sure.

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    So true story, Autostraddle is blocked at my new job under the filter “mature content” (read: lesbosexy). Coming home to videos and comment threads like this make it all okay. This whole fucking thread is a comment award. Let’s be honest. You all rock.

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