Jean Barker

Surviving US Election Fatigue

2016-10-28 13:42

The US presidential race has become exhausting, like listening to the same toxic couple have the same nasty fight every night, says Jean Barker.

Voting for idiots

2016-10-10 07:57

As a friend put it: “Just because I don't know how to do a root canal, doesn't mean my dentist shouldn't know how”, says Jean Barker.

Stop it, America

2016-09-23 08:04

Trump is undeniably exciting, like nuclear war is exciting, or having sex with your abusive ex is exciting. Please stop, America, says Jean Barker.

Give everyone a gun!

2016-06-17 09:56

Here’s why that’s a really stupid idea, says Jean Barker.

'Just throw it away'

2016-05-13 09:02

Jean Barker is one of the millions of residents of the USA who’ll collectively receive enough junk mail to reach the moon about 61 times in 2016.

The US war on women

2016-04-08 07:30

Trump's popularity despite his sexist statements proves that America is no haven of equal rights, says Jean Barker.



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Uber Storage Hell

2016-08-26 07:38

Self-storage is to private property what obesity is to great food in America - a serious problem, says Jean Barker.

Online dating in the USA

2016-06-03 11:15

Online dating in the USA is a feast, but you have to know what not to sample (again), says Jean Barker.

Cruz: America’s least wanted

2016-04-29 10:09

In the US, the presidential race is - literally - a popularity contest. This makes it extra weird that Ted Cruz, the least popular man in America, may end up as the Republican nominee.

Polarising politics

2016-03-25 07:59

We’re so busy hating each others’ political candidates here in the USA that we’ve forgotten to talk, or how to listen to one another, says Jean Barker.

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Touched by an Angelino

2016-03-11 08:43

In LA, the big time is always about to happen, disaster is always striking, and miracles do happen, says Jean Barker.

Insulting Obama

2016-02-19 11:05

It’s completely normal for a US president to be mocked, even insulted in the USA, but snipes at Obama have taken fearful, racist forms, says Jean Barker.

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