Even More Wikipedia Entries to Read in the Dark


The Hairpin Travel Serial, Part Four: Paris Is [Lonely/Lovely] When You’re Alone

Episodes One through Four of The Hairpin's eight-part Kindle Serial "An Experience Definitely Worth Allegedly Having" are now available in full via Amazon. Excerpts from the first three episodes can be found herehere, and here. (And: more info here.) READ MORE

Wikipedia Entries to Read in the Dark

5 Wikipedia Entries for When You’re Feeling Possibly Receptive to the Idea That Ghosts Might Exist READ MORE

An Interview With Caitlin Moran

Caitlin Moran’s How to Be a Woman is a book about feminism, but it’s also light-hearted and reasonable and very, very funny. (Qualifiers that are evidently necessary in 2012, when only a lowly 29% percent of American women feel comfortable using the word “feminist.”) READ MORE

Smoking: The Pros and Cons (Excluding All Health Risks)

I’ve never smoked a cigarette, not even a puff. Perhaps because of this, I’ve spent my life monitoring both my smoking and non-smoking friends, keeping a tally of which side seems to have better lives. I wonder, if smoking weren’t detrimental to health, would I pick up a cigarette? There are pros and cons. READ MORE

The Facebook Purity Test

For every question you answer “Yes” subtract one point from 100. The remainder is your Facebook Purity. READ MORE

Wikipedia Entries for Every Situation

5 Wikipedia Entries for When You’ve Run Out of Casey Anthony/Amanda Knox Developments to Read About READ MORE

Dream Job: Daily Mail Subhead Writer


What Your American Girl Doll Says About the Rest of Your Life

Samantha Parkington:
Did you know, when you picked her out, that Samantha was the cool one? Or were you simply drawn to her glossy brown hair, sophisticated accessories (she had a fur muff!) and rich demographic? Either way, every girl wanted a Samantha. If you owned her, you quickly learned the value of cachet. READ MORE

Netflix Instant for Every Situation

Movies for When You Need Motivation to Finish That Screenplay, Because Hollywood Is Clearly Running Out of Ideas READ MORE