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On Happy Birthday, W.H. Auden

Posted on February 22, 2014 at 5:53 pm 0

On Talking to Lauren Oliver and Lexa Hillyer, "Story Architects" for Young Adult Literature

@Erryoudite And that goes double for all you script doctors out there. And social engineers.

Posted on February 13, 2014 at 11:13 am 0

On My Special Friend

Marry that phone!

Posted on February 5, 2014 at 1:36 pm 1

On Lucy's Conquests

You. All of you. Go and read The New Yorkers by Cathleen Schine. Then read the rest of her books.

Posted on January 8, 2014 at 4:11 pm 0

On "What Could We Have Been If We Hadn't Put All That Energy Into Being Hidden?"

Oh my god the weeping.

Posted on December 11, 2013 at 4:13 pm 2

On Interview with Dr. Susan Robinson, One of the Last Four Doctors in America to Openly Provide Third-Trimester Abortions

This needs to be in the New York Times.

Posted on September 20, 2013 at 2:40 pm 19

On Nice to Meet You, Internet

And I'm into three day eventing, relational databases, and baking.

Posted on August 15, 2013 at 2:02 pm 1

On Nice to Meet You, Internet

Man Learns Women Not All One Woman

Posted on August 15, 2013 at 1:58 pm 62

On What Is the Difference Between Mascara, Eye-Liner and Concealer? Six Philosophical Inquiries

Oh my god the Books section. I can hear the editorial meeting now. "Things we need for sure: Cocktail recipes, movies, celebrity tie-ins.. and something feminist-y. How about, 'Can men write women well?'"

Posted on August 14, 2013 at 1:26 pm 4

On Every Meal Almanzo Eats in Laura Ingalls Wilder's Farmer Boy

@iceberg Vinegar pie in a book called Farmer Takes a Wife. Columns by a farmer in Maine who marries a nice Boston girl, first half of last century or so. She arrives unprepared to be a farm wife, and is expected (by husband's family, not husband himself) to jump right in, with pie every day. She retaliates by making a vinegar pie.

Posted on July 16, 2013 at 5:20 pm 2