The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations

I was 11 when the world watched in awe as America re-elected President George W. Bush. I hardly had a grasp on complex issues of policy as a pre-teen, but can distinctly remember noticing a stark difference between Bush and Kerry. Just from watching them on TV, I could tell they were not men of…

Bipartisan Buddiez: February 21, 2017

Hey guys! Last week was (relatively) slow, so we waited it out for some better stories. Also, we wanted to engage each other a bit more and incorporate some back-and-forth debate, so it took a bit longer to hammer everything out. Here’s our take on the news of last two weeks! Nordstrom pulling Ivanka’s line…

Bipartisan Buddiez: February 7, 2017

We’re back with another horrifying week of news! We’re a day late, thanks to the nightmarish Super Bowl, but another segment of BBz is coming in hot. We’ve been getting some really great constructive feedback and recognize that some back-and-forth dialogue could take this idea up a notch, so we’ll try to incorporate some of…

Introducing Bipartisan Buddiez

Welcome to the inaugural segment of Bipartisan Buddiez! Hey everyone! Marisa here – one of the two distinguished bitches behind D&H. I’ve always been a pretty political person. Before the 2016 election made me want to hang up my boots (and die) forever, I actually used to consider politics one of my life’s greatest passions.…

Don’t Feed the Trolls

A few weeks ago, I wrote a light-hearted listicle called “Shit White People in New Orleans Like.” I included a disclaimer that I am indeed white, live in New Orleans, and enjoy many of the things on my list, but was merely poking a little fun. Until this article went live, my writing partner and…