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About artdorkgirl

Amanda is working on her PhD at Boston University, where she is educating herself out of any useful career. She enjoys art, cats, and arguing about historical figures.

Month of Scares: Look before you Airbnb!

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about this community, it’s that we like to travel.  From Facetaco’s trips to Italy and Gnidrah’s almost fanatical devotion to following around her local teams, to Flanny’s trips to odd places in Michigan, we … Continue reading

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It’s My Birthday! It’s My Birthday!

You guys are seriously like my family, except that I look forward to talking to you all.  You know what I’m into.  Give me the gifs that I love!

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The History of Our Site’s Finest Tradtion

It’s like “Behind the Music,” but for our humble little collective!

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Merry Christmas to Me!

Oh man, you guys!  It’s happening!  I really can’t contain myself!  You know…you wait, and you pray, and you imagine, but you never know what it’s going to be like until it happens.

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Catching Up With Cumberbatch: Baby Batch Butt Edition

For too long, we’ve waited to catch a glimpse of Benedict and Sophie’s little dude.  Hell, it seems like it took forever just to find out if they had a girl or a boy, and although the rumour mill says … Continue reading

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School Days!

Well, technically, in Boston, yesterday was the first day of college for thousands of students.  But who cares about them because I’m teaching today!  In that spirit, tell me about a first day of school you particularly remember, good or … Continue reading

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This Dog, and Our Sprits, Can’t Be Stopped

Last week was bad, but we can turn it around if we believe. Run free, little guy.  Run free.

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They’re Watching

You guys…I’ve been so worried about the threat to humanity from the sea that I’ve been discounting the Kangaroo menace. They’re always watching…

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A Better Class of Criminal

Hide yo shoes, hide your halloween costumes, ’cause he’s stealing everything up in here. http://www.katu.com/news/local/Felonious-feline-snatches-neighbors-shoes-322363872.html?tab=video&c=y

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The Most Effective Ad Campaign Ever

Yes, it’s an ad.  No, I don’t care.  It’s adorable, and the little ginger cat reminds me of my cat Fry.  Watch the newest installment of “Dear Kitten”!!!

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