Archive of ‘So Nasty!’ category

Wrongful Discharge Termination

Priya, You are being fired for saying “potato” to a fellow colleague.  It was inappropriate, you made people uncomfortable and you were warned by your manager.  Your termination is effective immediately. By the way, when we say warned by your manager, we mean not at all. Never.  We are completely aware that at no point […] Read more…

RE-POST: Baby Mamas and the Lies They Like to Tell

Originally published in January 2017, I removed the post because I thought the liar learned her lesson. She didn’t. So it’s back to stay.  Hope you like the new art work!  Bobby’s ex-wife is a pain in the ass.  Picture every stereotype you might have about an ex and that would be her. White, sorority […] Read more…

Highlights from the Women’s Strike and March in NYC

Promised and delivered! Photos and videos from last Wednesday’s events right here! In my last post on March 8th, International Women’s Day and “A Day Without a Woman” – the general women’s strike felt around the globe – I shared my story about why I and the women who came before me have protested for our […] Read more…

Why We Shouldn’t Count on the GOP to Stop Hate Crimes

It’s dangerous to be brown in America. On February 22, 2017, two Indian men were shot in a Kansas bar by a racist, white man.  He called them terrorists and ordered them to “get out of [his] country” before killing 32 year-old Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring his friend, Alok Madasani. Ten days later, on March […] Read more…

The Minimalist Guide to Saving the Republic

Does saving the Republic have you feeling overwhelmed? That’s where I’ve been since the inauguration.  It’s felt like a hurricane of constitutional violations, nepotism and two-faced lies since then.  Countless times, I’ve tried to sit in front of my computer and translate that mess inside my head into something coherent and powerful.  Every time, I […] Read more…

5 Simple Ways to Start Eliminating Prejudice Today

Last week I started the conversation here at ADNY on racism within the desi community.  Since that post, I came across a video clip on Upworthy worth mentioning that furthers the discussion on a national level. I think Heather and Garry are a world-class example of how we can effectively work to diminish prejudice in […] Read more…