Author Archives: Joanna Rapoza

Don’t Pith Me Off

There are now nine medical marijuana dispensaries in Connecticut, yet not a single one of them is in Stonington. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I imagine an alternative universe where Brett Kavanaugh is a stoner, and after he and Christine Blasey Ford politely take … Continue reading

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I’m changing my name to Joyanna because I want to be happier, dammit

A woman once told me I was the most beautiful pregnant person she’d ever seen. At the time my son was six months old. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Cleaning out the closet and found a 1980 issue of Playboy. Talk about big hair. … Continue reading

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10 signs your husband is secretly Canadian

1. He is reliable and polite. 2. He likes the cold. 3. He has hockey in his blood. (And blood on his jerseys.) 4. He loves meat pie. 5. He gets all his suits in Montreal. 6. His favorite animals … Continue reading

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Bellicosity and the Beast

A beauty pageant contestant had a seizure while performing, got up and finished. She wasn’t crowned, but she did get “Most Clutch.” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’d rather have resting bitch face than slack-jawed dumbass face. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Question for quantum physics hobbyists: if … Continue reading

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Connecticut sure as hell got talent

Check out my hot three-minute set in the Connecticut’s Got Talent semi-final competition at the historic Wall Street Theater in Norwalk, CT hosted by Billy Blanks Jr. on Friday, February 23, 2018!

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Thyroid Terrorism

I never tire of the Internet visiting me by delivering articles like 12 signs that a thyroid might not be working as it should. Paranoia about health is no longer necessary to propel people to websites to self-diagnose illnesses. The Web … Continue reading

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Ability Beyond measure: Channel 8 interviews the Sharktankers

Ability Beyond and Roses For Autism are fantastic organizations, serving individuals and the public in compassionate and pragmatic ways. Here is a really nice segment that ran on November 2 in the morning on Channel 8 (Connecticut ABC affiliate) featuring a large project I … Continue reading

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