As a veterinary biz veteran, the thing with Banfield is that it's corporate to the point where the doctors are given very little leeway in how to diagnose and treat. They have a very rigid set of protocols and of course the point is to get the bill as high as possible. Their vaccine protocols are insane, they push… » 10/29/14 7:40pm Wednesday 7:40pm

As a Virginia voter, I'm so sick of the Gillespie ads. The other worst is Barbara Comstock, who put out these fantastically patronizing ads excoriating her opponent for an off-hand remark he made about him being unsure if she's ever had a real job, and turned it into a "war on women" thing (he doesn't think working… » 10/28/14 3:56pm Tuesday 3:56pm

I've woken up to a burglar in my room and yes, it's fucking terrifying. I was so confused that at first I thought it was my friend and I actually said her name, ("Maria?") and then it hit me that uhhhh, it's a burglar and (I laugh about it now) my first instinct was to yell at the top of my voice, "YOU MOTHERFUCKING… » 7/15/14 9:59pm 7/15/14 9:59pm

On LSD once back in the day, I was pretty sure that the way to clean up some spilled water was to dump talcum powder on it to absorb the water. Surprise, it didn't. But it was fucking hilarious, and slippery, which kept me entertained for hours and then got me a nasty visit from the RA on my floor at 4am. Oh, good… » 7/14/14 5:11pm 7/14/14 5:11pm