The Comment Awards Are Folding You Into Thirds and Setting You Upright In a Drawer

Hey there, cinnamon buns! It’s Friday! I spent last weekend watching Marie Kondo tidy other people’s houses (please read Rachel’s write up immediately) while completely ignoring my own mess, which is CONSIDERABLE (there are now ants). This weekend I really must do better! By the way, have I mentioned lately that you spark joy for me? Because you do. 

This week, Yao wrote about being soft in Baopu #55.

Sandra Oh got to shine at the Golden Globes, and thanked her parents in Korean, and it was just literally everything.

The team talked about embracing change.

Speaking of change, Archie wrote this amazing primer on introducing sex toys into your relationship!

Kayla would like for you to drink more tea. All the tea, in fact.

Need some hope in the new year? Heather’s got all the best TV for that.

Natalie watched the new Fosters spin-off, Good Trouble, and deemed it worthy. I miss the mamas already, but I can’t wait for Callie to frown around town in even more blue and white striped shirts!

And then there were your comments.

On Femme Brûlée: Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls:

The Baked Goods Award to muffin and Chandra:

Muffin: Reneice I don’t actually like baking I just like luxurating in these posts / Chandra: How could you betray your origins that way

On 2019 Golden Globes Winners: Sandra Oh and Queer Red Carpet Looks:

The C.O.A.T. Award to Carmen SanDiego:

Yo Billy Porter, I’m really happy for you, Imma let you finish but Lena Waithe had one of the best capes of all time…one of the best capes of all time

On For Your Consideration: Drinking Just Way Too Much Tea:

The Tea Brag Award to Alice and Rachel W.:

Alice: My body is 60% tea. / Rachel W: I honestly can’t tell if you’re confessing, bragging, or flirting with everyone here.

On Oh, Hey! It’s Alyssa #62: Twenty Bi-Teen:

The Two Steps Forward, One Step Back Award to cleo:

Captures all of my feelings of hope, confidence and anxiety this month in 2 panels.

On No Filter: Stephanie Beatriz Is So Hot I Invented an Awards Ceremony Around Her:

The Gay-ger Award to Jeanni, Snaelle and Iarran Mé:

Jeanni: That picture of Teddy Geiger made me say Holy Shit out loud. Thank you for including her and blessing me with all this hotness before work. / Snaelle: I’d like to add a comment but I seem to have lost the power of speech. / Iarran Me: Your Geiger counter is clicking like mad?

On Also.Also.Also: Man Asks Lesbian Couple at Football Game If They “Need a Man In Their Life,wp_postsAssaults Them, Gets Charged With Hate Crime:

The Happy Stitch Award to Corvus:

WE DESERVE TO BE HAPPY – I would like this cross-stitched onto a little pillow.

And on Marie Kondo’s “Tidying Upwp_postsLovingly Drags the Depressed, Defeated Viewer into 2019:


I said it before and I'll say it again: spark joy, motherfuckers! [Photo of sally holding two boxes of tote bags folded in the Marie Kondo way, laughing maniacally}

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  1. Is there anything more affirming than winning a comment award? (No, there is not.)

    Thank you QG – for the award and more importantly for your valuable community service.

    Oh, and can I just say that my 12 yo niece wrote me a thank you card for her Christmas gift in cursive! (She’s getting so grown up. Plus I wasn’t sure they were even still teaching that)

    Plus, I gave her KaeLyn’s book on organizing for girls and she wrote that it looks very cool!!!!

      • No – they live out of state so I ordered it on Amazon and had it delivered to her.

        I had the vague thought of buying it at my local feminist bookstore and sending it myself, so I could thumb through it first. But that did not happen. (I suppose I could still buy a copy for myself at said bookstore.)

  2. QG, My Kondolences on the state of your mess.

    I can commiserate with your Rant about the Ants !
    I get ants regardless of the cleanliness of my place, except for now when it -10000 degrees outside. One of the rare perks of living in the frozen north.

    Sally’s face though, and those Perfectly. Folded. Shopping Bags !! That’s so real.

  3. QG, while as always I applaud your judgement in all things commentary, I should point out that you literally demanded I post that photo.

    You best be careful, or people might suspect you are secretly pulling the strings behind all the amusing comments made across the site.

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