Category Archives : Best Of Nest

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An open letter to Putin from a concerned Ukrainian 54

Dear Mr. Comrade Putin, First of all, let me assure you that I—like most Ukrainians—fully support your current activities in my country. All of us want to see Ukraine once again become a part of a strong and mighty Soviet Union. We desperately need Russia to rescue us from all those gays, progressive political ideas, […]

A Girl Who Travels 52

I saw this post on Facebook. It’s called “Don’t date a girl who travels.” It’s a charming post by a young woman named Adi, who loves to travel. It received some well-deserved attention. It spawned a “rebuttal” post, called—wait for it—“Date a girl that travels” and yet another post that asked whether you’d even want to date a girl […]

Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws: 5 reasons they’re necessary 40

Top news of the day: I have returned to Denmark, but will be leaving again in a week to partake in the minor event called my-freaking-wedding-holy-schlimazel-I’m-going-to-be-married-soon-how-crazy-is-that. In other, less momentous news, everyone is wondering whether Russia’s anti-gay bill will affect the upcoming Olympics in Sochi. The simple and unambiguous answer to that, of course, is […]

4 Hidden Dangers of Prancercise 45

By now you have undoubtedly heard of the revolutionary exercise program that is sweeping the globe. Literally an unknown number of people have already become loyal fans of this gruelling, yet deeply rewarding training regime. You’ve seen it on the news, you’ve read the book, you’ve watched the video and you have instantly fallen in […]

5 stupidest arguments against pursuing gender equality 58

POTENTIAL TRIGGER WARNING On Monday I read a thought provoking post on gender equality by the awesome Chuck Wendig, discussing sexism in the writing world. Chuck also linked to a much darker, but equally thought provoking post by Lauren Nelson about rape culture. I usually avoid provoking my thoughts, because who knows how those fickle […]