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Too Saggy for the SAG Awards: Book Excerpt

  A book excerpt from Is That The Shirt You’re Wearing? by Kristen Hansen Brakeman (me) I had a few extra minutes to spare before leaving for my office at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, so I thought I’d try

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Refill the Damn Water Pitcher!

I had the house to myself so I made another video! Kids – Refill the Damn Water Pitcher! …. (please)  

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TRUMP AVERSION THERAPY BILL

Posted today under pen name Bunny McGillicutty on The Dandy Goat In an unusual show of unity, House Republicans joined Democrats in a 421-2 vote to pass the Trump Aversion Therapy Act, which would allocate $300 million towards the rehabilitation

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Kids: Change the $^*#&% Toilet Paper Roll – A Video

I had the house to myself yesterday so I made a video. Enjoy!

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To My Contractor, Scott: Won’t You Please Call Me Back?

  Dear Scott: I am writing to you with actual pen and paper because I keep waiting for you to return my calls and texts and I can’t figure out why you won’t respond. What went wrong with our relationship, Scott?

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Why Updating My Mom’s Christmas Card List Drove Me To Drink

My mother needed her Christmas card list updated because – well there’s no gentle way to put it – because her friends keep dying.  Since I printed her address labels the year after my dad died, the maintenance of her Christmas card list

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Posted in Christmas, comedy, holidays, humor, mother daughter, News

Book Review – No Land’s Man by Aasif Mandvi

I’ve signed on to do book reviews for the New York Journal of Books.  Here is my first!  It’s on Aasif Mandvi’s essay collection, No Land’s Man Perhaps you know Aasif Mandvi from The Daily Show.  I didn’t, however. Because I

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