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!!
It’s really hot in Phoenix, Tinder as small talk purgatory, Anna Delvey, Millennials not afraid of death, Instagram face, Hallmark Movies, racism in banking and more!
Topics include Donald Trump’s romancing of the religious right, looking back on the 2010s, POC writing POC, graphing calculators, Cheez-Balls, finding a house in the Bay Area 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 John Updike, fraternities, ThirdLove, writing about yr life, Lilith Fair, Balloon Boy, coincidence, Heteropessimism and so much 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 consolations of the mask, who the actual “founding fathers” are, the unexpected perils of asynchronous communication, a romantic investment in bohemia, company culture as per a crisis inside Google and the tyranny of structurelessness and many other concepts of interest to me and maybe also to you!
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 the uncanny valley of online dating, the explosion of streaming TV, white privilege, weddings, the influencers of Byron Bay, Buffalo Wild Wings as a secret gay bar, BDSM 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!