• Dana Webster

Taking the Easy (On the Eyes) Road

Updated: Feb 6

I had this great blog post written and ready to go for today. It was full of justified anger, snarky remarks, and a gif of Paul Newman (I promise, this was not a gratuitous placement of a heart throb from days gone by - not that there's anything wrong with that. See below).


But just thinking about that blog wore me out. All the negative emotion and pseudo-cleverest gal in the room BS got the better of me. I ranted about truckers and the egregiously misnamed Freedom Rally. I talked about how stomach-turning it is to see this group co-opt the anti-Semitic Nazi use of the yellow star. I expressed how exhausted I am by the vitriol, lies, and upside down logic. Obstinate ignorance hurts, man. It just hurts.


But, I decided, no one wants to hear one more person rant about the world and its present insanity. You can get that anywhere. In fact, you can get that every-freakin'-where. So, I'm going to hold my tongue and do my best to take the high road.


What I am not going to do, however, is leave you hanging with the promise of Paul Newman and not follow through.

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And because you deserve it, here's Robert Redford

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The heartthrob gallery would not be complete without Idris Elba

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I'd offer to throw up gifs of beautiful women but objectifying women feels icky (thanks patriarchy) whereas admiring male beauty just feels magical and warm-hearted.


And that's it for me. Dana out!


Okay, okay - I couldn't resist. My bad.

From The Toronto Star


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