Uncomfortable Whole

4 ways you could be more ready for the Philly mayoral primary (even if you forgot to register)

The May 19 primary is coming up fast. Whether you’re registered or not, here’s four things you gotta do.

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I didn’t invite you to my gay wedding, Rick Santorum

Our former senator says he won’t grace gay couples with his presence. Were we worried?

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Teen criminals shouldn’t be tried as adults, even for murder

The horror of their purported crime notwithstanding, this is wrong. It piles destruction upon destruction.

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Emoji aren’t ruining our language skills, they’re enhancing them

Every few years, we hear folks bemoan the dilution of language. Typically, they blame younger generations for a phenomenon that’s held true since the earliest days of human history

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Why does our lust heat up with the weather?

Josh & Timaree try to figure out why warmer temps outside mean hotter thoughts inside.

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Do Atheists and Humanists Hate Christianity?

One Christian activist group says they do. So I decided to chat up these godless heathens.

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When food addiction looks a lot like drug addiction

Theatre Exile’s “The Whale” depicts a man who’s let his life go derelict. It hit me pretty close to home.

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Immigrants are not a zombie invasion

Too many Americans are furiously preparing for an apocalypse—and neighbors, they ain’t makin’ room for you.

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Dear state politicians: This is why nobody likes you

In Pennsylvania, life is good if you’re a state legislator. Not only do you get all sorts of perks and privileges like a car and swank offices, but you also get to go on summer vacation.

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I am a slightly fat single gay man, and this is an issue

Summertime is when we get to see what’s been hiding under all our dark colors and layers for months. If you’re anything like me, it’s the season you get to look at other people and wish you looked so good shirtless

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