Karma Cleanser - June 13 2001

Get right with the universe before it gets back at you. Send confessions and questions about how to avoid karmic retribution to karma@creativeloafing.com. All entries are anonymous, of course.

Karma Cleanser:
I laughed at a little fat girl. Luckily, she didn't see me. She was in a peach-colored leotard and definitely should not have been. I only laughed because I was so startled. I was at a gymnastics meet surrounded by anorexic looking preteens and then there she was — boom! — round as an Oompa Loompa. Is feeling bad about laughing enough of a karmic debt repayment?

-- Belly Laugher

Malicious laughter aimed at anyone under the age of 14 just makes you look like an asshole. The next time an Oompa Loompa crosses your path, remember what happened to Violet Beauregarde — the bad little girl who became a human blueberry.

Karma Cleanser:
Am I generating bad karma by sneaking into the movies? I did actually buy tickets, but the usher didn't take them. So, I just keep going back with those same tickets, and no usher ever takes them. In fact, I've never even seen an usher there. Is that really my problem? Am I going to hell?

-- Movie Moocher

Sneaking into movies isn't quite worth eternal damnation, unless you're seeing The Animal, in which case there's no hope for you. Reduce your bad karma quotient by buying an overpriced popcorn and picking up after yourself when you leave.

By the way, which theater is this? We're just, umm, curious ... ??

More By This Writer


Saturday January 18, 2020 02:37 pm EST

St. Patrick's Day Events - March 17, 2019


| more...


Saturday January 18, 2020 02:34 pm EST

St Patricks Day Events for Atlanta


| more...


Friday December 13, 2019 11:02 am EST
Dr. Rasean Hodges is not your average, local Georgia medical doctor. Dr. Hodges openly supports medical cannabis and is currently recommending weed to patients in Georgia. Listen as he explains how he's recommending the drug, even though it's still technically illegal to produce marijuana in GA, and why, on this week's episode of Friends in High Places. The third voice chiming in is CL's... | more...


Wednesday December 4, 2019 11:45 am EST
Dr. Felecia Dawson is a Cannabis Advocate, Educator, Consultant, Holistic Gynecology/Functional Medicine. She noticed a gap in her med school education when it came to cannabis. In 2016, she left her private medical practice to pursue a full-time professional relationship with cannabis. Listen as she describes her current day job, and how she's helping to educate, counsel and spread the good... | more...


Wednesday December 4, 2019 10:23 am EST
The music, arts, and healing festival's co-founders Anthony Prince and Jennifer Edouard talk about the virtues of bridging artistic communities | more...
Search for more by

[Admin link: Karma Cleanser - June 13 2001 ]