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Rookie (not the magazine) (not that there's anything wrong with that)

I love writing but I'm bad at writing about me.

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Way to make marriage sound like a contract, Duggars. I'm not married, but I am religious, and the religious definitions of marriage I've heard are all much more beautiful and meaningful than this stuff.

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 3:58 pm 0

On A Conversation Amongst Me, Ludacris, and Robert Louis Stevenson About Christmas

This is my favourite one yet.

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 2:50 pm 0

On Weekend Roundup / A Haley Mlotek Appreciation Post

HAPPY WEDDING, HALEY!

(tell Drake to call me if he's heartbroken over your marriage)
(what? who said that?)

Posted on December 12, 2014 at 8:20 pm 1

On Powerful Women Join Forces, Combat Racism, Save Music, Improve World

Yesssss! I thought I might be the only person in my generation who likes to pretend that someday she'll be able to sing like Ella.

(I cannot sing, at all. But I pretend anyway.)

Posted on December 9, 2014 at 12:44 pm 0

On Weekend Roundup / Open Thread

Can we just talk about how Jazmine has the best pop culture stories? Watching the Simpsons because Mallory Ortberg made you do it is the kind of pop culture origin story that I only wish I had.

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 5:23 pm 2

On How Have You Made Yourself Proud This Year?

Read Anonymous and recognized what she went through and in case I haven't told her enough: she is so brave and I think I speak for a lot of people when I say that I admire her a lot and I think she's kickass.

This year I finally came to terms with the fact that I am good at my job. I got a raise that I asked for (very meekly, but I asked for it) and I took a stand about some work-related stuff I thought was important, and I was able to stand my ground because I know that I am good at my job.

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:56 pm 2

On Terminator: Sure, Why Not

Something about the movie's look is a little off-putting: It's too current, too "now", as if it'll look outdated in a few years' time. But hell if this Sarah Connor doesn't look as kickass as her previous incarnations.

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 11:15 am 0

On Classic Poems, Updated For the Internet Age

These are all so perfect

Posted on December 4, 2014 at 5:43 pm 0

On Are Tiaras The New Power Scrunchies?

I need pictures of these power tiaras. Embellished headbands do not equal tiaras, though.

Posted on December 4, 2014 at 12:13 pm 2

On Lawyer's Husband Shamelessly Panders To In-Laws

This might be my favourite thing that Haley has posted to the Hairpin so far.

Posted on December 2, 2014 at 7:18 pm 2