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I blame the SuperMoon

(NASA via AP) Yes! The SuperMoon was absolutely responsible for the disaster that just took place in Japan. What's a SuperMoon? It's the closest the Moon has been to Earth in 18 years, a point in the orbit otherwise called...

By Alexandra Petri  | March 11, 2011; 6:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  Petri, Seems Suspect  | Tags:  moon, space  
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Scholarships for white men? I knew I was feeling oppressed!

I couldn't shake the feeling that something was wrong. It wasn't outright discrimination -- just little things that started to pile up. Yesterday, I got almost 18 taxis that I didn't want. As I was walking down the street minding...

By Alexandra Petri  | March 7, 2011; 3:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Petri, Seems Suspect, That's awkward  | Tags:  America, rally  
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Spider nests in Mazdas?

There are spiders in our cars? Seriously, Mazda is recalling 65,000 cars because an issue with nests of yellow spiders. Really, Mazda? I don't know how much safety you can expect from a car company whose slogan makes it sound...

By Alexandra Petri  | March 4, 2011; 7:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Petri, Seems Suspect  | Tags:  cars, scary, spooky  
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I want pockets, and I want them now

Spring is coming. And I am wearing a full-length wool coat. Wearing heavy, full-length coats in warm weather generally sends a message: "I am a Kennedy wife" or "It is a non-negligible possibility that I am about to open fire...

By Alexandra Petri  | February 25, 2011; 6:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Epic Failures, Petri, Seems Suspect  | Tags:  argh, bags, pockets, women  
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Hey, 20-something men, get off the couch!

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man, in possession of a good fortune, is probably not in the workforce -- or on the market. In all probability, he is sitting on a couch playing Mario Kart. A...

By Alexandra Petri  | February 22, 2011; 2:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Epic Failures, Petri, Seems Suspect  | Tags:  kids these days, men, millennials, women  
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South Dakota: Abortion isn't illegal, but if you do it, we can kill you

A bill just passed out of committee in the South Dakota House of Representatives states: Homicide is justifiable if committed by any person in the lawful defense of such person, or of his or her husband, wife, parent, child, master,...

By Alexandra Petri  | February 15, 2011; 4:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Petri, Seems Suspect  | Tags:  South Dakota, abortion, what?  
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Why the new Starbucks logo frightens me, Alexandra Petri , January 6, 2011
The death of e-mail?, Alexandra Petri , December 21, 2010
Real life? Or just Sarah Palin's Alaska?, Alexandra Petri , December 20, 2010
No Boehner, No Cry, Alexandra Petri , December 13, 2010
 
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