Author Archives: Editor-in-Commandant

A #lionfish gif tale

__________ Gif sources:  X-files   Chris Pine & Zachary Quinto  Honey Boo-Boo Karen Walker   these gifs were tweeted by me last night

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Feynman Excuses Bingo!

This is a special guest post from @AstroKatie and @DrMRFrancis d After Ash “The Curious Wavefunction” Jogalekar wrote a mostly-good-before-veering-into-WTF-territory post on Dr. Richard Feynman, a few of us took the time to patiently explain exactly what was so dickish … Continue reading

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Look, I’m just trying to help

So, you’ve realized you’ve got some privilege.  Perhaps you’re male. Or white. Or heterosexual. Or Christian. Or highly educated. Or rich. Maybe you’re even a white male immune to hurt feelings. Whateves. You’ve recognized you’ve got some privilege and you’ve … Continue reading

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4 chemicals that can seriously f*ck you up (or save your life)

1. warfarin (aka “coumadin”) Found in: Rat poison Also found in: medicine that could save your motherfucking life This chemical helps prevents blood clots from forming. WHAT THE WHAT?” you might me saying, “I need to clot so I don’t … Continue reading

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App, smapp. Only our flowchart tells you if you’re an old maid

According to Slate, a Time staffer has developed a handy Facebook app that tells you whether you are an old maid.  You don’t need another app on your device. You just need our flowchart. DONE. ____________ AARP logo from aarp.org Old … Continue reading

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Apology Bingo!

*Of course I was tempted to use ‘Womanspace’ instead of ‘Free space’! **New updated bingo card replaces “I am truly sorry” with “I/we are not going to play the blame game”. 

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A note from a big meanie

We all know the deal.  Men and women can comport themselves in exactly the same fashion, but get labeled very differently.  Hell, Pantene did a commercial on that shit. Men that take no bullshit are “tough” or “no-nonsense”.  Women that … Continue reading

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Mistakes, accidents, and owning your shit

“It was just one mistake…” Let’s start with the word ‘mistake‘. We’ve all made them.  I’ve made sooooooooo many mistakes – and not just that unfortunate wedge hairdo in the late 1980s. The key bit with mistakes is we MAKE … Continue reading

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Let me fix that for you, PBS

PBS has issued an official statement over PBS Digital Studios‘ It’s Okay To Be Smart A Very Special Thanksgiving Special, hosted by host @jtotheizzoe.   [You'll need to scroll to the bottom to see what PBS hath spoken!] Fear not, Red Ink has made their digital editorial suggestions and … Continue reading

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It’s okay to let me fix that for you

When @jtotheizzoe wished us all A Very Special Thanksgiving, it was (UNDER STATEMENT ALERT!) not well-received by a number of people. In response, @jtotheizzoe issued an apology.  Red Ink has issued a LMFTFY… ___________ @DrRubidium Editor-in-Commandant ___________ Editor’s note: JAYFK’s legal department is still exploring the … Continue reading

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