Charlotte Lennox, the 18th-century Courtney Love, and why we love the writers we do.
There is no pleasure ; in the waiting ever, the waiting is a long thread the grand crone of time pulls through yr body, holding the needle on the other side of you, winking, thinking.
A Lady explains it all.
Lipstick isn’t merely a woman’s game; it’s the game of women of a certain age. It’s like mah-jong or bridge.
The first time I listened to Melt-Banana after moving here I was like, Ahhhhhh, of course, this is exactly what my thoughts sound like. They played Toronto last week and I’m sorry to have missed it because the last time they played Toronto was the last time I was in a “mosh pit.”
“Are you afraid of getting burned?” asked my supervisor as I gingerly lifted a floppy, undercooked crêpe with a spatula. I looked at it with dismay as it fell apart. She swept it off to the side with one long motion of her own spatula, greasing the griddle again. “I’m not,” she said as I struggled to spread the thick buckwheat batter evenly on the huge griddle.
Prom season is here and horny teens are thirsty for cheap liquor and mayhem. But just because you’re a refined artisanal adult you can still be horny for nostalgia. No matter your age, these classic underage cocktails are sure to make prom night a night to remember.
How was your week? What did you do? What did you wear? I wore sneakers one day!! It was liberating.
Financially, things have not been going well for me since July 17, 2014, when I was laid off by the newspaper where I worked for eighteen months. That’s 10 months without full-time work, folks. Recently my unemployment ran out. In January my father died. I’ve had two sprained ankles for I don’t know how long. It’s kind of been a mess.
It’s time to crack out your finest black apparel—preferably floor-length and/or lace—and join in the celebration. There will be no parade or gaudy fireworks, only unsmiling nods to acknowledge the existence of other denizens of darkness you may pass on the street.
Now that’s what I call a character arc!!!!!!