I continue to suspend the reality that inspirational quotes trend towards the cloying and the cliché, earnestly hoping that their repetition will pay off.
The company’s slightly old-fashioned manifesto in The New York Times was equal parts bold and convincing, making a case not just for ads with conviction, but conscious consumption itself.
With so much available to us on the Internet, it seems, we’ve begun avoiding even the most mundane experiences of daily life. So, yesterday, I forced myself to look up and spell out what I was seeing, talking to myself essentially as a newborn.
After falling for someone mainly via virtual communication, I was crushed to realize that he wasn’t the ideal type that I thought he was. Doing my best Carrie Bradshaw, I began to wonder: is pseudo-loving and losing better than never pseudo-loving at all?
“When you say things like, “Kim Kardashian has become decidedly less Birkin, more Stock,” don’t expect other people to understand.” I don’t mean to brag, BUT–this may be one of the best Dear Diary’s yet.
“Never, ever smile for a guy who asks “why aren’t you smiling?” Because I don’t want to, and my vagina doesn’t come with a permanent smile, shithead.” And more real-talk-ridiculousness, after the jump.
More and more I am noticing how technology allows me to avoid more important pursuits and more enriching lines of thought. I can’t settle for denial any longer, so it’s time to make a change.
“Great companies need to move as fast as the consumers are moving.”