Athena’s Mom

Sliding down the razor blade of life

The Times’ parental anxiety grand puba Jacques Steinberg asks the duh question “Is going to an elite college worth the cost?”

My take?  Job opportunities aside, going to an elite college means never having to make nice with dental hygienists and cell phone salesmen at alumni events.

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The ‘rents are too damn high

Posted in Current Affairs, Observations, Political, politics by athenasmom on November 1, 2010

The thing is, Andrew Cuomo is so confident in his status that he not only married a Kennedy…he divorced one too!

Capital L

Posted in Current Affairs, Life's little moments, Observations, Political, Real World by athenasmom on October 19, 2010

People who aren’t familiar with the Libertarian party need to date more.  That’s where I became intimately familiar with libertarianism.

Twitter: A Freudian Treatment

The Superego:

The Ego:

And the Id:

There’s no turning back

Dear Tears for Fears:

Please rewrite your iconic (neurologist Judith Rapoport devoted an entire chapter to it when describing Obsessive Compulsive disorder-iconic) 80s song  to include lyrics reflecting the following sentiments:

Sincerely,

/s/ Athena’s Mom

Assistant Counsel, Department of Disillusioned by Power but seduced by intelligence, only not the kind David Brooks attributed to the Organization Kids

cc:  Department of: Welcome to your life

Should we talk about the weather

Posted in Current Affairs, Life's little moments, Observations by athenasmom on September 4, 2010

I can see the made for tv movie, now:

Earl: From Redneck Uncle to Hurricane

Hold on to your PBR, friends.

You might have missed the point

Posted in Archetypes, Current Affairs, Internets, Observations, Political by athenasmom on August 25, 2010

And then there is the type of person who uses Ripoff Report to bitch about the ACLU.

Chelsea Clinton

Posted in Current Affairs, Observations, Political, politics by athenasmom on August 2, 2010

There are two types of people in the world:  Those who cannot stop talking about Chelsea Clinton’s wedding, and those who cannot stop talking about how they refuse to talk about Chelsea Clinton’s wedding.