Fifty years of words I liked reading and you will too! Authors include James Baldwin, bell hooks, Kiese Laymon, Roxane Gay, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Toni Morrison, Bayard Rustin and Dr. Brittany Cooper.
Topics include Victoria’s Secret, The Americans, gatekeeping in publishing, CollegeHumor, slavery re-enactments, Angola, vaping and so much more!
Topics include Geocities, e-books, the politics of mental health, podcast passivity, Mount Everest’s social climber, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, filming/staging sex scenes and more!
Topics include hangovers, ArtPrize, the George Foreman Grill, Patriotic Millionaires, The Talented Mr Ripley, 100 books that defined the decade, fair food, the year in pivoting to video and so much more!!
Topics include the founding of Patreon, the founding of Poo-Pourri, the writer as influencer, housing discrimination, TurboTax, feminist performance art, disassociating, the Park Slope food co-op, the Zodiac Killer and more!
Topics include Phoebe Waller-Bridge, an Air BnB scam, tourism in Iceland, what even is Newsweek anymore, some deportations of history and more! Like an excerpt from Carmen Maria Machado’s new book!
Topics include tenacious Florida women, why NBC killed their Weinstein reporting, sexual violence, checking a bag, systemic racism in Milwaukee, circuit parties, the perfect coke dealer and more!
Topics include TikTok, Pam Grier, Tavi on Instagram, crystals, murder, Empire Records, sex work, millennial burnout, Stanford and more!
Topics include BH90210, the cost of Amazon’s next-day delivery, Joe Exotic’s giant tiger zoo, Marianne Williamson, college admissions, lesbian bars, working at Trump Soho and more!
Topics include my favorite TV show Are You The One?, crossword puzzles, air conditioning, an online public meltdown, dooce, swimming, How Things Are at Deadspin, pregnancy, Bumble and so much more!
Topics include the women who are obsessed with true crime (ahem), “bad teeth,” a very bad doctor, Jia Tolentino, Mic, migrant detention centers, Mariah Carey and so much more!
Topics include Babe dot net, The Pioneer Woman, Judge Judy, queer food, GoFundMe healthcare, clapping back, Cooking: Why?, untying the knot at her throat and so much more!
Topics include picking/pulling/not coming, the gay neighborhood of Montrose, the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, non-profits, gay men walking fast, Bennington in the ’80s, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” abortion and Grease.
Topics include Chernobyl, Sassy, Soviet food, Paul Newman salad dressing, growing up in a cult, Tony Robbins, L.A. on film and so much more!
Topics include Law & Order, LA bookstores, podcasts, Jared’s Galleria of Jewelry, Barilla pasta, the millionaire hermit, the stolen kids of Sarah Lawrence and so much more!
Topics include Ramona Quimby, female thirst, dentistry, Christian Moms who make money selling printables on their blogs, murderabilia, women outside, the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and more!
Topics include ice cream, Rosie O’Donnell, the summer of scam, freestyle halfpipe skiing, the capitalist takeover of higher education, JT Leroy, marriage, Bob Fosse and more!
Topics include kayaking in Alaska, taking Amtrak across the U.S., Queer Teen Stars, Cathy, Lindy West, frequent flyer mile obsessives, calories, the professional poet and more!
Topics include rats, being awake during surgery, defining disability, aerial skiing, a deranged mayor in late-90s Connecticut, Luke Perry, college admissions, Fox News, Outdoor Voices and so much more!
Topics include lesbian doppelgängers, the lives of facebook moderators, YouTube’s young ASMR stars, Homicide: Death on the Screen, student loans, Elizabeth Holmes and so much more!