It’s Design Director Alex’s Birthday!

Many many years ago, like possibly 26, Design Director Alex Vega got born! She was so small, you could’ve held her in your little hands and she couldn’t even dance yet and she certainly couldn’t format our posts or make our header pretty. But look at her now!!


alex is very good at no pants



Look! It’s Alex Vega’s number one feeling:




And this is an accurate representation of Alex Vega’s other number one feeling:


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This is another feeling that Alex would likely describe as being her ‘number one’:


alex probs shared this sandwich with her dining companion because that's how nice she is


Remember when Alex recapped Lady Gaga’s ‘Telephone’ video? We loved that because we love it when Alex is excited about a thing. Also this never gets old:


Is this one of the best things that Alex Vega has ever done? You tell me.


Thank you for making us look cooler than we really are.


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    • i just noticed it and then showed the video to my three and five year old nephews. the three year old said “put that part again” and when i asked which part he said “every part”.

          • So I definitely read that first bit as your cat actually BEING an actual ingredient in your recipes. Then I got that image from Pet Sematary (not sure which one), where that one guy who was also in Carnivale puts the kittens in the pie pan & puts it in the oven. Fuck that guy & FUCK that movie. I can’t even remember if they saved the kittens or not.

            …wait, did I just uncover (another) repressed memory via Autostraddle? Just send me the bill Riese…just send me the bill.

  1. I saw that pop up on facebook and thought “well I should leave her a nice birthday wish” but then thought “she’s probably going to wonder who the fuck I am” so I didn’t.

    BUT! I can on here sooo HAPPY BIRTHDAY A;EX!

  2. alex, you sleepy pile of awesomeness, happy birthday!

    thank you for ever and ever for the sex-flowchart (now “holding hands and giggling” is not the only way to describe lesbian sex anymore)

    and the bad romance video will in fact never get old. never. we just listened to it/ watched it this weekend in our apt while we ate cake.

    <3 <3 <3

  3. HEY! So I rea;;y hope you had the ;ove;iest birthday ever A;ex. You know – with ;ots of ;aughs and ;ots of ;ove and ;oads of ;ager and other ;uscious;y de;icious beverages NOT ;aced with ;sd and even a ;ap dance for good measure. If I were to give you a present, it would be a ;;ama ;amp or perhaps even a ;arge box of ;emons…or ;egos.

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