Yeah, when I was getting it in college it was originally $450 even WITH insurance, but then the college started covering part of it and it went down to $150. Maybe prices are different now, but the fact that this vaccine is much more expensive than the other typical childhood vaccines always seems to get overlooked… » 8/27/14 12:35pm Wednesday 12:35pm

Jesus Christ, this friend's mom is a wretched person. There was no need for her to tell you any of that, if it's even true, which it may not be- your former friend might have had something completely unrelated happening, and the mom is deflecting blame onto you. » 8/17/14 9:55pm 8/17/14 9:55pm

I hate any kind of repetitive noise tic that people do when they're talking. I was just at a conference and this girl gave a great talk, but after literally every sentence she would click her tongue against the inside of her mouth and it DROVE ME NUTS. Her topic was super interesting but I just wanted her to stop… » 8/17/14 2:08am 8/17/14 2:08am

Full disclosure: I volunteer with House Rabbit Society, but I'm not as upset about this as they are. The thing that does creep me out is that the same breeds that are pets, and will bond with humans, are the same ones that we eat. Cows, pigs, and chickens all seem to be pretty indifferent to humans, so it doesn't… » 8/16/14 3:43pm 8/16/14 3:43pm

I was talking to some chick who kept going on and on about what a hick she was because she was from Niceville, and when I mentioned my mom is from another town nearby, she was like "damn, WE think THOSE people are hicks! You're seriously a hick. Like, wow." Who's a hick now, bitch????? » 8/08/14 12:06am 8/08/14 12:06am

Eh, I really can't get all weepy over the idea of some kid learning that sometimes, when you're an asshole, the world is an asshole back to you. Obviously this shouldn't be the default for how adults interact with kids, but I really don't buy that this kid was too vulnerable and sensitive to have to live through ONE… » 8/07/14 2:25pm 8/07/14 2:25pm