okay so i'm on the s11 finale of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" and the whole theme of the season seems to be "everyone is sus of Erika but makes Sutton do all the talking and then they throw her under the bus for it" and I am FURIOUS at Kyle for making me side with Sutton
may I also just say that it was unconscionable that we spent so many seasons with Kim, a troubled but also deeply cruel person who should never have been on a reality show when her sobriety was so vulnerable, when all along we could have had Kathy Hilton instead
Kathy is fully unhinged in the most giddy and endearing way while still serving all the same "Kyle needs a storyline with sister conflict" as Kim, this should always have been the choice

I would watch a whole show of just Kathy being a loon
WILD that the only one of these rich white women who acknowledged that the "I don't see color" discourse was important and taught her something she didn't know so she can do better next time is Kathy goddamn Hilton, while everyone else got defensive at Garcelle
how is KATHY HILTON, mother of Paris and Nicky, rich weirdo who falls asleep mid-conversation and brings a whole box fan on vacation instead of getting a white noise app on her phone like the rest of us, somehow having the most mature conversation on this couch
like, I will never be over Dorit explaining that her kids know about diversity because so many of their servants are people of color

never. over. it.

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20 Nov
all right fam let’s go
this show really gets that the missing thing in high fantasy is that more Gandalfs should be milfs

also hot parents ship bathtub scene at 18 minutes in, thank you for my rights
I have not read the books, I am coming in fresh as a newborn babe, so please no spoilers!
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19 Nov
the Rittenhouse verdict isn't JUST a message to the other Rittenhouses of the world, the gleefully violent racism enthusiasts who wear the label proudly; it's also intended to encourage silence and compliance from other white people so they can claim they speak for the majority
every time these things happen it gets a little bit easier for white people who think of themselves as basically good people but are on the fence about speaking up or not to keep their heads down and their mouths shut for their own safety
we were MEANT to see how transparently the judge favored a defendant who stood in alignment with white supremacy, how many favors he got, how the whole trial was structured to center him as the victim. that's the reward for compliance with the system! you get access to the perks!
Read 5 tweets
19 Nov
from the bottom of my heart, don’t do this today

this is the wrong time and place to be centering your hopes and dreams for Rittenhouse’s future over the people he killed and the Black communities he intentionally terrorized
like, listen

I'm Catholic

my people believe in redemption

I am comforted by the belief that there is no such thing as too late to repent, that anyone can look inward and see their own truth and get right with God

but that's between him and God

our duty is to those he harmed
and frankly it's hard to see "here's hoping that young man gets his life together", tweeted in your out-loud voice, TODAY, RIGHT NOW, as anything other than a slightly gentler way of saying "but aren't perpetrators the real victims"
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18 Nov
will probably delete this because the feels are v. raw but whew that medical fatphobia PTSD where you're braced for an onslaught of trauma with every new doctor and then even when they're great and incredibly respectful you are still emotionally exhausted by the end of the appt
I've been really appreciative of how the doctors I've dealt with since my hospitalization have found ways to talk about weight that aren't shaming (i.e. "I'm putting you on X blood thinner and not Y because the research on Y is insufficient and does not cover all weight classes")
today it was like, "there is one very specific weight-related circumstance where this surgery might not be possible but that has only happened once in my career and I've done it very successfully with many people who look like you so please don't worry about that just yet"
Read 6 tweets
16 Nov
i made the executive decision to skip seasons 9 and 10 of RHOBH because two seasons of just everyone hating on vanderpump is of no interest to me, so I'm starting with s11 to get to Erika's legal drama, and WHEW THIS TAHOE TRIP GOT WILD FAST

I stan Garcelle & Crystal so far
Sutton just immediately being racist in episode 2 after knowing Crystal for 5 minutes and Crystal immediately clocking her as an "I don't see color" girl

"calling people racist is WORSE THAN COVID" this woman is unhinged
Kathy Hilton is literally insane
Read 7 tweets
16 Nov
there's a two-day window between old couch getting picked up tomorrow and new couch arriving tentatively thursday where i will have no couch and i am so tempted to use it as an excuse to go stay in a hotel, something i have not done in nearly two years
really, if i'm being honest with myself, what i want to do is go spend two nights in a hotel, turn off my phone, leave my laptop at home, and read "the jasmine throne" cover to cover

but alas, this $200k grant isn't going to write itself, a bitch is gonna have to work
got everything moved around and organized for the donation truck to come get my furniture today, which forced me to clear off an empty space at the dining room table full of unsorted piles, and it is crawling with ants, so I burst into stress tears and then booked the hotel room
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