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Sara Starkman

Self-proclaimed "sitdown comedian"

A self-proclaimed "sitdown comedian" from Toronto, Sara uses her acute anxiety, unique perspectives and severe distaste for bras and shoes to fuel her hilarious blog, shtickysituations.tumblr.com.

When Did We Forget About The Splendor?

It's late afternoon on a Thursday and the sun is shining effortlessly behind a smattering of ominous grey clouds, forcing a sharp, silver lining to glisten, ironically, around each silhouette. My dog...
03/10/2017 01:52 EST

It's Britney? Bitch, Please.

When I was 11 years old Baby One More Time debuted and I knew, instantly, that I wanted to be a slut. JUST KIDDING. A stripper. Obviously, a stripper. I kid, I kid. I don't have the body to be a strip...
08/31/2016 12:38 EDT
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What If We Renamed Feminism To Make It Gender Neutral?

Not only am I a liberal-minded, strongly opinionated woman, but I'm a fully conscious being with a beating heart, eyes and a f***ing conscience. Somehow, though, we've managed to turn the continually debated subject matter into something people shy away from breaching and exploring. Something easily misinterpreted as "Latin for armpit hair."
02/03/2016 01:07 EST
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Why I Wear Make Up (Almost) Every Day

I don't wear makeup because of society. It's not because every endorsed picture of the naturally exquisite Sofia Vergara makes me want to set my corneas on fire. It's not because I don't like what I see in the mirror without embellishments (okay, it's a bit of all of those things). It's because, for the most part, wearing make up makes my days better.
03/10/2015 09:05 EDT