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On Ask a Fancy Person: Consignment Shops, Gendered Pronouns and Leaving the Forever 21 Zone

@Maggie Emily@facebook How do you talk to a tailor??
Like, what language do you use, what can/can't you ask for? When you are looking at a piece of clothing, how do you know if you should get it tailored or just leave it in the store? I'm just starting my first tailored-clothes expected job and I do NOT know what to do. Beyond hemming, what can they do?
I absolutely don't have an eye for these things, so I tend to either accept that something is going to look off on me or only buy something that fits me perfectly or close to it. Help!

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 1:00 am 0

On Gmail Chains

Read this while walking fine line of laughing nicely at the writing because it's funny and laughing meanly at the people who this reminds me of, because they suck.

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 12:32 pm 0

On The Best (and Worst and Last) Time I Went To a Sorority Party

The conclusion to this article may be the funniest thing I have ever read. “I do have several more. But I have to eat them all.” made me cackle maddeningly- so much better than if you'd shared the bagel.

Posted on March 26, 2014 at 10:12 pm 1

On The One Variable Uniting All Women Is Witchhood

"one of the devil's many hellbrides" is my new twitter bio

Posted on February 28, 2014 at 9:54 am 2

On We Hacked Anthropologie

Burst out laughing when you revealed your creations. Katy and Katie is always the best part of my day when it comes out.

Posted on February 13, 2014 at 12:10 pm 0

On Ask Baba Yaga: I Am a Practical Adult Who Can No Longer Feel Wonder

this is one of the best. thanks, baba.

Posted on February 5, 2014 at 12:47 pm 0

On Internet Work and Invisible Labor: Suri's Burn Book and the Celebrity Offspring Economy

Okay Allie, will you now go over to the Billfold and explain how, exactly, you made the choice to jump to full time?? I'm fascinated by this transition, and how people make it. I've followed Suri's Burn Book for over a year, and I always figured it was just a fun writing project for someone--how did you go about transitioning that to a full time job? Or, at least, full enough to let you explore job alternatives? Was there a serious cutback? Was there a point in which you realized you suddenly had a lot of extra income? How/when did you decide to monetize? That might be too nosy/money-y for this interview series but I'm just so interested in these blogs that transition to full-time jobs, and how they do that.

Posted on February 4, 2014 at 6:47 pm 0

On Mary Lambert, "She Keeps Me Warm" (Live)

@simone eastbro OMG not that I don't love Blow just the way it is but...this is a song i can relate to.

Posted on January 6, 2014 at 5:49 pm 0

On Sasheer Zamata Is Joining SNL

This is one of my fave videos ever posted here... could not have been more excited about this announcement.

Posted on January 6, 2014 at 5:46 pm 1

On The 10 Scariest Sentences in This New York Times Story About Ants

I'm moving to Alaska.

Posted on December 7, 2013 at 2:06 pm 0