A Birthday Tribute to Smellen

Happy birthday to f.o.b. and guest blogga SMELLEN! May all of your wildest birthday wishes come true today, gal. Smellen “the felon” is not only brilliant, hilarious and an enormously talented artist, but she is also just a lovely human being, inside and out. Love you like a sister, Smellsy, Continue Reading

The Shiksa Hits the Fan

Schoprah’s note: Tonight is really President Obama’s night to speak about the tragedy in Tucson. I’m watching his speech as we blerg and it’s pretty moving and pitch-perfect. Here’s hoping that Chocolate Valium’s memorial puts our national discourse—if it’s possible to have one—on a more peaceful path and dulls the shrill of Continue Reading