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Outside of the In-Crowd – Wedding Ebola

Courtney Enlow In the past two or three weeks, approximately eleventy-three people I know have gotten engaged. My feelings towards marriage can best be summed up in the words of the great Elizabeth Taylor: “MARRIAGE?! Noooooooooooo! Now I’m gonna howl. Ahoooooooooooooooo …” To clarify, I am not

Outside of the In-Crowd – Cooties aren’t real

Courtney Enlow I used to not like boys. Sorry Internet, I don’t mean to tease. I’m not saying I’m a Chasing Amy-esque reformed lesbian. I’m what is classically referred to as a “late bloomer.” I prefer the term “awesomer than thou” because that is essentially what it

Outside of the In-Crowd – Courtney throws a political/relationshipital tantrum

Courtney Enlow So last Friday, we learned that a staunchly pro-life, NRA-card carrying, anti-gay marriage, pro-teaching of Creationism, anti-environment beauty pageant contestant, with a far lesser political background than the so-called inexperienced Junior Senator from Illinois, is the Republican nominee for Vice President. Simply because the McCain

Outside of the In-Crowd – Rules for Facebook

Courtney Enlow Faithful reader, here you sit, admiring the glorious newness of your HoboTrash surroundings. Isn’t’ it beautiful? It smells a lot better (you know they call that candle “Angel Whisper” and it really does smell just like I imagine the whisper of an angel would smell!)

Outside of the In-Crowd – Things I did not do

Courtney Enlow For one reason or another, I sometimes miss out on things. I often feel like my life is one big game of catch up. This can sometimes be a problem, and often keeps me from doing things. Admission #1: I have not gotten around to

Outside of the In-Crowd – Fancy a filthy sing-along?

Courtney Enlow One of my favorite bands ever is Semisonic. It’s pretty tragic they’re only really known for their biggest hit “Closing Time” which, while a great song, it was only one of many amazing tracks they put out. So the other day I’m listening to their

Outside of the In-Crowd – Having an average Thursday

Courtney Enlow To know me is to know that I have a mean case of hero worship. Now, in my defense, at least my heroes are pretty damn worshipable. And in recent times, I’ve had the good fortune to meet / talk with / be in the