I’m the type of person who can only survive the day-to-day when there are things up ahead to look forward to. Vague, lofty ideals like a potential white wedding or children who will grow to resent me do not count.
“You can’t force creativity. It will hit you when you’re ready for it. Walking away is important.” Talking to the lovely DIY-guru Erica Domesek about what she learned in her twenties and what inspires her creativity.
I don’t think my tiny little defense of KJ is proverbially wiping her tears late at night—I doubt she’s even crying. It’s more about getting people to rethink WHY they get so riled up by some lithe young woman who’s totally killing it.
A rebuttal to The Harvard Lampoon Editor’s recent silly piece about women reaching “peak frump.”
A good sign that you’re having a meltdown is that you just spent $15.00 on an Eckhart Tolle audiobook. It’s a last ditch attempt to run away from your current self and discover that elusive peace of mind.
I went to a TimesTalk last night with the stars of Broadway’s This Is Our Youth– Michael Cera, Tavi Gevinson & Kieran Culkin–and moderated by NY Times writer Dave Itzkoff. These are my very random thoughts from the evening.
You’re no longer thinking about their overuse of the word “compelling” or their bad music taste because these things have nothing on the precise way they nibble your ears, sniffing them a bit like a dog which is weird…but you really like it, too.
It was all my insecurities manifested as some sort of Dali-esque nightmare…the makings of a surrealist film that Women’s Studies majors would go to town with.
Be thankful you’re not the woman melting down and aggressively cutting everyone in the security line–but know that that woman totally exists inside of you. And more gems, after the jump!