Posts Tagged: aminatou sow

Friends & Gentlewoman

The Gentlewoman, a magazine that always seems to know what I want before I know I want it, has just introduced a Reader of the Month Club. This month's reader is Aminatou Sow and she talks to Penny Martin about geographical, digital, and emotional distance between friends:

P: I really enjoyed the episode about friends who return from the past – how to manage their expectations when they turn inappropriately needy. A: What’s surprising is that our inbox mailbag is full of really sad break-up stories. It just goes to show that [...]


162 New Emoji We Need Right Now

"The Unicode Consortium — the organization that sets the standards for the near-omnipresent icons we know as emoji — announced Monday afternoon that it will be releasing a new batch of images in its latest 7.0 update." 162 suggestions follow.

Pickle Caftan Middle finger Fingers crossed Penis A-cup boobs B-cup boobs C-cup boobs D-cup boobs DD-cup boobs Small butt Large butt Smiley making “Miley face” Smiley with eggplants for eyes Smiley with dollar-sign eyes Smiley with bulging cheeks Lip-biting smiley Brown-skinned woman with one hand raised Brown-skinned woman wearing crown Brown-skinned woman with two hands above head Brown-skinned woman with arms in “x” shape Brown-skinned woman getting head massage [...]


"A Podcast for Long Distance Besties Everywhere"

Pie Chart Connoisseur Ann Friedman and Tech Lady Mafia Boss Aminatou Sow, long distance best friends, have teamed up to create Call Your Girlfriend, a podcast for long distance best friends. The first episode features discussion of "special IRL circumstances, smug Californians, the Obamacare struggle, menstruation clickbait, Beyonce’s influence, and drunk online shopping." Oh sure I suppose I could relate to some of those things. [CYG, Twitter]