The Comment Awards Are Cuddling Up at the Christmas Tree Farm

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Good morning, pals! So: I am not a baker. But way back at the beginning of the pandemic, when the grocery stores were still having a lot of trouble with their delivery orders, I was mistakenly delivered a whole bunch of boxed cake mixes, which sat on my shelf until… this morning, when I made a cinnamon coffee cake! And oh wow, maybe I should… be… a baker? I get to just eat this for breakfast now! Warm cinnamon! With my coffee! So: maybe today is a day for letting things from the start of the pandemic go. Or baking them!

This week, Ren wrote about the community that makes up love. This was exactly what I needed to read this week.

This is perfection: Taylor Swift’s Red (Emily Dickinson’s Version).

We’ve got new stills of Sara Ramirez and Cynthia Nixon in And Just Like That and wow, Sara, wow.

Lola wrote about the journey from compensating for Blackness in the dating world…to embracing it.

Oh hey, did you need some classic Christmas songs, ranked by lesbianism? I thought so!

Shelli reviewed — and loved — Carefree Black Girls, from Zeba Blay.

New! Holiday! Merch!

Katherine Hahn is going to play… Jo from the Facts of Life? I do not understand, but I am here for it.

And then there were your comments!

On Boobs on Your Tube: “The Sex Lives of College Girls” Is — Surprise! — G A Y:

The I’ll Take Icons for 1000, Alex Award to a/s:

Y’all, the most exciting TV update is Amy Schneider on Jeopardy! She’s a kickass trans contestant who talks about her girlfriend sometimes in the interview section. I watch Jeopardy every day regardless of who plays but Amy is my favourite TV arc of 2021!

On Reine #28: Love Is A Community Experience:

The Nourishment Award to Cara:

This is a lovely sentiment. I love the idea that the love we receive from others throughout our lives stays with us and informs the love we give to the people we go on to meet. It’s a new way of looking at things for me and feels incredibly comforting and nourishing. Thank you for this Ren!

On Taylor Swift’s Red (Emily Dickinson’s Version):

The Rumors Award to Marybeth and Mb (who, I’m guessing, is also Marybeth!):

I can’t handle this!!!!!! So amazing. “the gay favorite activity of listening to a new Taylor Swift album on repeat and reliving all the drama of my own life through the strum of her guitar

On “Yellowjackets” Episode 103 Recap: Never Quite As It Seems:

The Tuesday Morning Award to Kristen Arnett and Kayla:

i will NEVER GET OVER christina ricci’s casual delivery of the tuesday morning line, it will forever haunt me in my home & lifestyle goods dreams

On Witchy Aubrey Plaza Prophesies “Happiest Season 2″ ‘Cause Riley Needs Love Too:

The Sleepy, Happy, and Tropey Award to Cleo:

Is there Only One Bed at this Christmas tree farm? Maybe because they’re there on a Fake Date?

On Classic Christmas Songs, Ranked by Lesbianism:

The Maglite Reindeer Award to Nell and Yasmin:

Can I put in a vote for Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer? It’s a story about a reindeer who doesn’t fit in, and his friends only call him when they have sleigh problems. Sounds just like the friend who gets kicked off the group chat for not taking astrology seriously, but they’re also the only friend who knows how to change a flat.

On Also.Also.Also: Earring Magic Ken, An Ode to a Whole Entire Queer Icon:

The Magic Is Gayness Award to iamamisfit1:

I still have my Magic Earring Ken in its box untouched. I figured that someday it would become a collector’s item.

On There’s Something About a Scary Woman With Questionable Morals:

The Q&A Award to alchemille:

Faith. Actually horribly evil? Yes. Do I want her to top Buffy? Yes. Do I want her to top me next? Yes. Do I forgive the writers for having her do some of the evil things she did (e.g. to Xander)? No. Will I ignore them as not true to her character so I can fantasize about her guilt free? Yes.

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  1. So many great comments and content this week!

    The Sleepy, Happy, and Tropey Award may be my favorite award ever – thank you QG. Thinking of putting it on LinkedIn.

    Also, we just donated a f*ton of cans my spouse bought early in the pandemic to our local community pantry. Finally had to admit that we were probably *never* going to eat all of those cans of spinach or sardines and somebody else probably would be happy to have them.

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