Category Archives: Guest Post

Politician’s Heartfelt Apology: Not An Oxymoron!

A letter to Utah’s Lieutenant Governor, Spencer Cox, from his constituent Bari Nan Cohen. Dear Lieutenant Governor Cox: You know that rockstar apology you gave to the gay community in Utah after the mass shooting in Orlando? The reason your speech … Continue reading

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Too creepy to travel

BY SPECIAL GUEST BLOGGER JONELLE PATRICK Damn, it used to be a white guy in Tokyo could get away with anything – like playfully choking girls in public, randomly ramming their heads into his crotch while cheerfully shouting “Pikachu!” and … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle

A guest post by SorryWatch Senior Kidlit Correspondent Andria Amaral, the Young Adult Services Manager at the Charleston County Public Library in South Carolina.  As you’ve probably heard by now, after winning the prestigious Young People’s Literature Award for her … Continue reading

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The idiot insurer and the incorrect mourner: An adventure in several acts

A guest post by Carole Newton McManus. Among the dozens of unpleasant tasks a person has to deal with after the loss of a loved one, perhaps the most odious is dealing with insurance companies. When my husband Jeffrey died … Continue reading

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The Apology Championships

Bad apologies came sailing out of this year’s Wimbledon. So many bad apologies, that even leaving out Serena Williams’s apology for her remarks about the Steubenville rape case (because no tennis was involved), we didn’t know how we’d get up … Continue reading

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Japanese Pop Star Shaves Off Her Hair and Posts Video On YouTube Begging To Be Forgiven For Spending The Night With Her Boyfriend

BY SPECIAL GUEST BLOGGER JONELLE PATRICK Early one morning at the end of January, Minami Minegishi – a popular 20-year-old member of the all-girl “idol” group AKB48 – is caught sneaking out of the apartment of her boyfriend (a member … Continue reading

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