The Comment Awards Are Nipple Confident

Hi, dandelions! Last night, bolstered by several glasses of white wine, I cut my own hair – not just an undercut, but like, all of my hairs! My whole head! And it went… surprisingly well? Quarantine achievement unlocked, I guess! What have you been up to?

This week, Reine imagined a better, kinder future.

The A+ Membership program celebrated six! Years! Are you a member? You wanna be a member!

I don’t know, I just love this a lot: What Is Even Happening in Andrew Cuomo’s Bananas New Covid-19 Poster for New Yorkers?

We lost Naya Rivera this week, and Dickens wrote about grief.

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Heather brought us her top ten favorite TV characters. Santana! Nadiya! Garnet! My heart!

Quiniva wrote about the trouble with Olivia Benson: spoiler alert, she’s a cop.

This was very thirsty and made me miss pre-COVID thirsty times!

Dakota Johnson is probably not bisexual, but we can dream.

And then there were your comments!


On This is Your Friday Open Thread for July 10, 2020:

The Appy Award to miskate and spookyscary:

No matter which side of the Chili’s/Applebee’s divide we fall under, we can all agree upon one thing: Half-priced apps.

On Reine #10: Building A Kinder World:

The PAY ME Award to Emma:

I saw the first panel and said, out loud to my cat, “Childcare! Fucking PAY ME! …oh. Thank you.” So. Thank you. <3

On Sunday Funday Is Swimming With Valentina Sampaio:

The Walk to Work Award to Cleo:

Ari! I hope you had a lovely walk to take out the trash I keep forgetting to tell you that I use your “fake commute” walk every morning and it’s keeping me as sane as I can be working remotely. So thanks for that and for this column every week.

On What Is Even Happening in Andrew Cuomo’s Bananas New Covid-19 Poster for New Yorkers?

The Oh Captain, My Captain Award to Rachel, Stef, and msanon:

I wish I were a magnificent melissa but if we’re being honest i’m at BEST a smiling rob

And the Art Therapy Award to Marri:

I’ve always loved/loved laughing at his posters, but there’s something about this one in particular, in that it mostly follows a very logical and self-explanatory progression…and then you hit boyfriend cliff. And are we supposed to know who Cara, Michaela, and Mariah are?? Why is everyone at the end of the rope, especially Captain, airborne? Does Cuomo discuss these posters in therapy?

On You Need Help: How Do I Stop Getting Emotionally Attached to My Pandemic Crush?

The Notable Quotables Award to Iarran Mé:

“Independence isn’t being all alone. It’s accepting impermanence with the knowledge that you’ll be okay.” Can we start a weekly Favorite Sentence Award or Favorite Snippet Award or something? Like the Comment Awards but for us to suggest best bits from the writers’ contributions that week? I nominate this for the inaugural one.

And on No Filter: Frankly, 2020 Owes Us These Photos of Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris:

The Nip Skip Award to Sally:

I think we’ve finally seen the manifestation of nipple confidence


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