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Jun 29, 2015 mellythepirate commented on The 2015 Seattle Gay Pride Parade (Including Nude Bicyclists and, of Course, Some Jesus Freaks).
It's a trumpet, and a piccolo, and a flute. Oh, and yes, then behind all 3 of them was a sousaphone. <3 Rainbow City Band!
Jun 1, 2015 mellythepirate commented on The Commenter Who Believes We're in a Conspiracy with Cherdonna Should Just Stop Reading The Stranger for a While.
All I know is that I saw her perform at a show in February and she was fucking hilarious. And I usually hate drag.
Oct 8, 2013 mellythepirate commented on Top Three "Restaurants" Expensed by Business Travelers.
Ummm, maybe cause Jimmy John's and Chipotle are delicious, and Dunkin Donuts is 1000x better than Starbucks. Yeah, come at me bro.
Jul 16, 2013 mellythepirate commented on Savage Love.
@3 and @29 NAILED IT. I spent the last year in Costa Rica, and everyone lives with their moms. I went home with a guy once with a 2 bedroom all to himself and I asked him like 14 times if he was sure if his mom didn't live there. When it was proven that she did not, I tried to put a ring on it SO FAST. Alas, I am back in los Estados Unidos without a Latino husband on my arm.
Jun 4, 2013 mellythepirate commented on RIP, Herfy's in Fremont.
Not sad at all. I worked at Marketime for a year and literally never ate there because most of the people who did would get sick. It was the place where all the junkies would go when they did something crazy at the store and we had to kick them out. Also, I think we all know what pay phones are used for nowadays, so that didn't exactly draw in the winners either.
Jun 4, 2013 mellythepirate commented on Lindy West Reads Aloud Some of the Revolting Rape Threats She's Received.
@30 your comment just blew my mind. yeessssss.

@39 your comment makes me want to vomit. also i've read almost everything lindy has ever written and i don't even know what you're referring to. i think i speak for everyone when i say please go away.
May 20, 2013 mellythepirate commented on Fighting Street Harassment.
@3 - disagree. Guys who are aggressive might know they are being harassers and could just be assholes. Guys who say things like "smile!" or "you got some pretty toes" or "hola guapa" while touching your arm (all three of these have happened to me recently) probably don't have any idea. Because most of the time when I have called them out on it, they look shocked.
May 16, 2013 mellythepirate commented on Boehner's Daughter Marries a Rastaman.
this story fucking made my day.
May 15, 2013 mellythepirate commented on Brute Transcendence.
Holy shit! I know these guys! I think I still have a sort of ska/reggae CD Austin made back in high school. Represent, kids, do Snohomish proud.
May 14, 2013 mellythepirate commented on Very Important Milkshake News.
Please send me one now, thank you very much.