On One Big Question: What Makes You Feel Powerful?

Parallel parking. Also, the shoes I am wearing RIGHT NOW.

Posted on May 4, 2015 at 5:16 pm 0

On The Word I Hate This Week

"watchful waiting"

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 4:52 pm 0

On What's the Best Time Your Family Has Ever Trolled You?

My parents once painted their house a completely different color and didn't tell me. I only found out months later when I pulled into the driveway on a visit home.

They were very pleased with themselves.

Posted on February 18, 2015 at 9:24 am 0

On Sisters, Ranked

Only child here, but I share a middle name with the cousin who's closest to me in age -- "we did it so you'd be friends," my mother explained. Parents are weird!

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 8:09 pm 0

On Nickelodeon's Diversity "Problem" Is That It Likes Diversity

While we're brainstorming ideas for TV shows, how about "Shemar Moore Stands Around and Reads His Grocery List for 22.5 Minutes"?

Posted on October 7, 2014 at 10:07 am 4

On Lessons My Closet Taught Me

@lunaesque just noting some overall changes in this site, which used to have a books editor and now appears to be mostly about clothes. Which is boring.

Posted on October 4, 2014 at 10:12 pm 0

On Lessons My Closet Taught Me

So, is the hairpin a fashion site now?

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 9:28 pm 0

On On Hair, There and Everywhere, and Intra-Cultural Shame

Actually I think that's a pretty sick burn for a nine year old. I only recently figured out what "fivehead" means, and I am an adult ("adult"), so.

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 4:59 pm 3

On What Jean Rhys Taught Me About Loneliness

Wide Sargasso Sea, not Wild Sargasso Sea.

The description of nonprofits as "giant bureaucracies with a pedigree" is 100% spot-on.

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 9:31 am 0

On What Kind of Bird Are You?

and nearly weightless

oh for fuck's sake.

Posted on June 23, 2014 at 7:47 pm 1