I'm trying to find a post that appeared on Metafilter a few months ago - perhaps around March, April or May of this year. It featured an essay by a female writer detailing her relationship with her high school drama teacher (and the fallout, and life beyond that). I remember it was very well-written, but I can't recall the writer's name or find the post/link. Can anyone remember the post?
Back in 2007 your humble narrator suggested, near the end of a rather challenging day at the comment factory, that we remember and honor June 13th as Moderators' Day henceforth-ish. Please join me in thanking all of our mods - past and present - for the hard and often thankless job they do every day to make MetaFilter one of the best places on the Internet. Thank you cortex, restless_nomad, taz, LobsterMitten, goodnewsfortheinsane, Eyebrows McGee, and vacapinta. Welcome and thank you to our new coder frimble, and special thanks to our moderators emeriti, jessamyn, mathowie, and pb. [more inside]
A low priority pony for sure, but I'd love to connect with other MeFites who sew over at Patternreview.com, if anyone else is over there. [more inside]
I'm looking for a link in a comment (which I thought I'd bookmarked/favourited) to an auto-generated overblown "Happy Birthday" video on YouTube. There were innumerable near-identical further ones for a wide range of names and also relationship-titles (Brother-in-Law, Daughter, etc). I think it was posted on either MetaTalk or MeFi, and certainly in the last 3-4 months. All help appreciated. Both memory and google-fu are failing me terribly today.
Is it possible to tease a total favourites to total comments ratio out of the info dumpster? I'm pretty sure stevewoz was at the top of that list however his recent comment might have put someone else above him. [more inside]
MetaFilter has been featured in a big story by a major national news organization! Well, it’s not so much MetaFilter, as Mefites themselves that are discussed. The article is actually very cagey about identifying MetaFilter explicitly, but I think it’s obvious, no? [more inside]
On June 26th 2015, as the U.S. celebrated marriage equality, my then girlfriend said with joyful certainty and a beaming smile "This means you're gonna be my wife someday." On Friday June 3rd 2016, Tina and I were married in our lovely backyard garden surrounded by close friends and loved ones. And *THAT* dear mefites, was the sweetest kiss I've ever had. [more inside]
This episode is jessamyn, me, and a collective inability to stay focused, as we discuss hiring frimble, choosing usernames, beverage routines, hidden double-reverse-sexism in Wikipedia charts, how to hand change to a customer, and also some stuff about MetaFilter. This episode covers May 3 through June 2 and runs just under two hours. [more inside]
I'm seeking a poem I found on Ask, suitable for a wedding reading, that talked about love as a series of repeated, mundane, day-to-day acts of service. Do you know the poem I've lost? [more inside]