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Name: Jen McCreight
Date registered: September 2, 2011
URL: http://freethoughtblogs.com/blaghag

Biography

Jen McCreight is a liberal, geeky, nerdy, scientific, perverted feminist atheist who recently escaped Indiana for Seattle. Learn more about Jen here. Contact: blaghagblog (at) gmail (dot) com Disclaimer: The views on this blog are mine and not associated with my school or employer.

Latest posts

  1. Eulogy for my mother — April 6, 2014
  2. Goodbye, Mommy — April 1, 2014
  3. Happy Halloween! — October 31, 2013
  4. Blag Hag Grab Bag 9/10/13 — September 10, 2013
  5. A milestone worth celebrating — September 5, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. How I Unwittingly Infiltrated the Boy’s Club & Why It’s Time for a New Wave of Atheism — 955 comments
  2. And the boobquake experiment has begun… — 739 comments
  3. Women who don’t amuse Penn Jillette are cunts — 610 comments
  4. In the name of science, I offer my boobs — 608 comments
  5. When Gender Goes Pear-Shaped — 601 comments

Author's posts listings

Apr 06 2014

Eulogy for my mother

Hundreds of people showed up to my mother’s funeral. We were lucky the room adjacent to ours wasn’t also booked for a funeral, because we filled the seats in that room in addition to ours. In addition to that, about 40 people had to stand, and that doesn’t count the 50 or so people who …

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Apr 01 2014

Goodbye, Mommy

I’m sorry to tell you all that my mother Elena McCreight passed away today after a yearlong fight with ovarian cancer. If you are friends with the family, please email me at blaghagblog at gmail dot com for funeral information. In lieu of donations and flowers, please donate to the cancer charity of your choice. …

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Oct 31 2013

Happy Halloween!

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Listen, all magic is scientific principals presented like “mystical hoodoo” which is fun, but it’s sort of irresponsible. I got your magic right here, okay? Haaaan-hazzle dazzle! Flubby-doo! Slama-blama-foo!

Sep 10 2013

Blag Hag Grab Bag 9/10/13

Today’s theme is how elated I am to not be officially involved with the atheist movement anymore: Secular Party of America Voter Fraud – The Executive Board of the former “National Atheist Party” committed voter fraud in order to change their name to the “Secular Party of America.” Well, there’s another atheist organization I’ll never …

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Sep 05 2013

A milestone worth celebrating

Today was my mom’s final chemotherapy session!!!!!!!!!!! Fuck you, cancer! Love you, mom! I’m not really sure there’s much more to say.

Aug 28 2013

Why are you calling my texting device?

I have massive phone anxiety. I feel a bit silly saying that, since using a telephone seems like the simplest task possible. But thanks to my brain cranking my anxiety up to 11, a phone call can be pretty daunting. I’ve tried to encourage people in my life not to randomly call me, but most …

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Aug 23 2013

PAX prime approaches!

One of my favorite events of the year is next weekend – the Penny Arcade Expo. It’s a blast every year, but it’s pretty much impossible for a nerd like me to not love it. I love being able to demo upcoming games, especially the indie games that I’ve never heard of but end up …

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Aug 22 2013

Blag Hag Grab Bag 8/22/2013

I woke up in a pretty bad mood, but thankfully I have Pixel who knows just the way to distract me: puking all over the carpet. Thanks, kitty. Manning switch challenges style editors – Why is this so hard for some people? If she wants people to use feminine pronouns, then refer to her as …

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Aug 21 2013

Mandisa Thomas adds some pertinent information

I want to highlight this comment by Mandisa Thomas left on my post “On silencing anger to silence minority voices”: Greetings, Mandisa Thomas here – the person to whom the Black on Black crime question was directed. My talk on the day in question was about how the Freethought community can learn from the Hospitality …

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Aug 20 2013

I think we could all use a cute cat video about now

Here’s one of Pixel playing with her favorite string toy and fetching it out of her tower. Forgive the shoddy left handed iPhone camera skills.

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