Summer Pictures

“Going to the movies is, I’ve often thought, the most public way to experience a secret. Or, the most secretive way to experience the public.”

Songs Of The Summer, Definitively Ranked

My decisions are final.

Ask Baba Yaga: How Can I Put More Pressure On Myself?

Pressure only creates movement ; whether for good or ill is not the pressure’s knowing.

Blondie, “Heart of Glass”

Happy birthday, Debbie Harry.

“Pethetic Little Thing”

“When I was a teenager, every little moment called for poetry.”

How To Let Go Of Your ’90s

The distance between 2000 and 2015 is the distance between 1959 and 1974.

Fashion Rules I Have Made For Myself That Are Entirely Meaningless, Part 1

Personal fashion rules: deeply felt, entirely meaningless.

Self-Care Summer

How have you been taking care of your self?

Embracing Sweat As A Deliberate Aesthetic

Might as well.

The Doors, “Ghost Song”

The Doors, “Ghost Song”

Three Men Talk About Rough Sex With Women

A few discussions.

The Princess And The Pony

“Should it be about a princess?”

“Misty Copeland Is Promoted To Principal Dancer At American Ballet Theater”

Congratulations, Misty.

Ask A Totally Normal Advice Columnist

“It is true, the bond between mother and child is an important one, just like the bond between a benevolent but vengeful leader and his humble followers (PRAISE FLORG).”

I Only Eat Candy

Andy Warhol goodie.

“I’ll Never Write My Memoirs”

What will your memoir be called?

The Avalanches, “Since I Left You”

Like sands through the hourglass.

Father’s Day Redo

When it comes to Father’s Day, dads usually get the short end of the stick. We learned that people spend about $7 billion more for Mother’s Day than for Father’s Day.

On Getting Rid Of Stuff

Do you have it or… does it have you??

Presented Without Commentary

“Just his music”