Category: All The Other Stuff

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Bad Idea: Thaddeus vs The Baby

So I got this homeboy of mine, right? He goes by the name of Thaddeus. He’s kind of, shall we say, a prickly, bitter, misanthropic piece of human trash and I am not judging. That’s his thing. We are all different.   Thaddeus lives alone, in…

Why We Say All Men Are Trash.

For those in the back of the class who don’t pay attention: This post is not as some have smugly snorted,  “condemning women for calling men trash.” It is mocking people for preferring to feed their egos instead of trying to be honest and just and fair…

Go Ahead and Switch off My Sim Card.

So gavumenti and you have mutually agreed on the disconnection of your phone… This is the conclusion things came to, of course. In a democracy we compromise. One party makes what it thinks is a ferocious threat: “We will cut you off if you don’t Leeejeeeeestaaaaa!…

Hotel Away From Home

So this was the peculiar picture I found myself portraying last night. I, Bazanye of Bulabira, was unable to be in Bulabira. Even after I had just zipped past a light-skinned long-braid chick on my boda, which was swifter than hers, our eyes made contact, and…

Uganda’s Class of Uncle Ruckuses

I have discovered a great new way to get blog ideas. Just wait for someone to say something I disagree with — but not disagree with enough for me to take seriously, something offensive that is stupid, rather than harmful– and then boom! Type out seven…

Stella Nyanzi Vs Immigration Department. Q&A.

At Entebbe Airport Immigration Check, the following took place. Tick tock. Immigration officer Immy: You, the loud woman in the African print. Who are you and where are you going? Where are you going? Nyanzi: I am thrusting my heaving African bosom to the Netherlands. So…

The Struggle of The Post-feminist Modern neoSexist

  In the podcast before the last, I was speaking with Ophelia Kemigisha and we were making jokes about cultural equalities, racism, sexism and stereotypes.   I offered up my patented sexist joke, which goes like this: How many women does it take to change a…