"Next Week ... Is My Seventh Funeral For Someone Younger Than Me"

Drew Magary's piece this week on over-competitive kids (and parents) mentioned Fairfax, Va.'s prestigious W.T. Woodson High School, where six students have committed suicide in the past three years. Below is a lengthy, remarkable letter we've received from Ryan Mull, a recent Woodson graduate. » 7/17/14 1:10pm Thursday 1:10pm

Here Is A Third-Grader's Drawing Of A Chicken Jerking Off A Horse

Drew Magary's Dadspin piece today about parents obsessed with making their children more "competitive" has inspired some excellent Kinja chatter, but nothing is going to top what you see to the left, which is, as noted above, a child's drawing of a chicken giving a horse a handjob. For the backstory, we now turn to… » 7/15/14 5:48pm 7/15/14 5:48pm

Heartbroken Dude Attacks Ex-Girlfriend And Ex-Best Friend Via T-Shirts

When your girlfriend hooks up with your best friend, living well is the best revenge, but the second-best revenge is selling $13 sky-blue T-shirts emblazoned with "Fuck You Todd & Jessica!" as the pretense for an all-caps rant in which you lambaste Jessica as a "CHERUBIC CONCUBINE TWAT LORD" and inform Todd that "IF… » 6/11/14 12:44pm 6/11/14 12:44pm

Lethally Blonde: Miranda Lambert's Cheerful Country-Radio Revolution

You approach a Miranda Lambert song called "Automatic" with certain expectations—by not approaching it at all, really, instead crouching behind a desk, or a wall, or a Camaro, or something, braced for a cleansing, delightful hail of epithets and flames and bullets. She's a Texan country superstar whose first big song… » 6/03/14 12:50pm 6/03/14 12:50pm