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CalicoJack

It's been five long years of blogging the Trump years. We've laughed, we've cried, we've pulled some of our remaining hair out, but we've made it. It is almost done and our democracy, nation, and souls are still largely intact. Unfortunately, we're not through.There is much more to come as we stitch ourselves back together like some kind of common Frankenstein monster as we recover from the PTSD that Trump gave us and the needless deaths and suffering from #COVID19. We also have to keep #BidenHarris honest & progressive, oppose Republican obstructionism anti-democratic tendencies, and whatever other black swans await us. All of which will be addressed using good old-fashioned snarcky, sarcasticky, profaney fun and psychological insights.

The Dopamine of Social Media, The Dopamine of Trolling

The Dopamine of Social Media!


Internet addiction! Reward Circuits! Dopamine! The love molecule! Find out what contributes to your obsession with social media! Now get back to work!

The Effects of Mere Exposure to Hate Speech

Hate Begets Hate


Why shouldn’t we be telling racist, xenophobic, misogynist jokes? Trump and the transphobic panic is making the USA a much more dangerous and harsher place to live. Prejudice Norm Theory explains why.

Dykes, schema, lesbian, LGBTQ, prediction

Schema Your Head Off!


What happens when all the rules we’ve lived by are broken? When racist, narcissistic, misogynistic liars are almost president? When boys are in the girls’ room and girls are in the boys’ room? Schema Theory explains it all.

You’re Endorsing Who?


With Donald Trump assuming the Republican nomination for presidency, many GOP politicians who once opposed him, are now, if not endorsing, at least supporting him. This post takes a look inside the cognitive gyrations necessary to accomplish this feat.

Changing the Body Politic


We all have argued with people on the other side of the political or ideological divide. Typically, to no avail. This post explores the strategies that research suggests may be successful… if it is at all possible.

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On Being Gay and Grieving: My Personal Journey

A Safe Place to Share Our Grief Stories, Find Resources and Support

Oblivion With Bells

An enquiry into life and death, and what we believe.

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