Yes, because if a person has one negative trait, it means they can never ever be recognized for any positive thing they ever did. Their entire existence must be treated as one total embarrassment to the human race. People are not complex individuals, with often contradictory views and behaviors; they are either Good… » 1/30/15 9:57am Friday 9:57am

Wait, I didn't think "as the crow flies" had anything to do with how much time it would take a crow to make that journey. Doesn't it just refer to the distance as a direct line between the two points (ignoring the difficulties of the terrain and curves in the path)? » 1/28/15 2:55pm Wednesday 2:55pm

I always wonder if McCarthy actually wants to be doing that kind of humor or if that's just what people expect of "the fat girl" and she has trouble getting other parts. She seems lovely in interviews and such. Maybe this will be a chance for her to break out of that typecasting. » 1/27/15 1:39pm Tuesday 1:39pm

That might be part of it. But I think it's also a difference in expectations. If a girl doesn't want to have sex with her boyfriend, the guy thinks that's normal, since he's been taught to expect resistance from women. He thinks he just has to wear her down or wait until she's ready. » 1/26/15 6:24pm 1/26/15 6:24pm

She may not mean that the singing lessons she is "starting" are the first singing lessons she has ever had. I assume she can at least carry a tune if they cast her for this, but even people who have been singing for years sometimes need to polish up their technique. » 1/26/15 9:20am 1/26/15 9:20am

Even if it would work, why would you assume people would suffer less from "death by nocebo" than traditional methods? I assume one of the standards for what's considered humane is that it is over quickly, while I imagine this takes much longer to work than an actual lethal injection. » 1/26/15 8:35am 1/26/15 8:35am

Unfortunately, even a lot of grown women don't have a great understanding of how vaginas work, so don't feel too bad about your earlier misconceptions. I think you are probably right in your assumption that it had happened to her before, rather than that she was a virgin. Girls expect the first time to be awkward and… » 1/23/15 3:07pm 1/23/15 3:07pm