Ferguson and Millennials

Sep 14, 2014 by

It’s not very likely that police officers are more racist than everyone else. So when we talk about the police, we are not talking about the problem.

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Oh Snap

Sep 13, 2014 by

Do not snap pictures of people when they don’t know they’re being photographed (unless it’s funny. Then do it every time, obviously. Ten seconds of embarrassment is good for the soul every now and again).

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Dominion

Sep 12, 2014 by

But now that everyone and his mother uses them to serve cocktails and curl their hair, I think we have to put them under the microscope.

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Scroll Down

Sep 11, 2014 by

I can’t be the only one scrolling down so much because Pinterest is a thing and BuzzFeed is still publishing The Definitive Rankings of the World’s Hottest Gay Rugby Players.

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Smartphone

Sep 10, 2014 by

So, as is often the way of things, my words are both signifiers of my absence and presence. I am both absent and present. I am with those I love, via my smartphone. I am also decidedly far, far away.

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Let Go and Let It Grow

Sep 9, 2014 by

Why was I so afraid of losing this thing? I thought of it as Sampson’s hair—when I grew it, I scored more goals in hockey, hit harder, was a better leader, made better jokes, talked to more girls…

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For Sale: Huge Dead Fish

Sep 8, 2014 by

I am going to window shop for a while, wish that I knew what to do with a giant dead fish so that I could say I bought a giant dead fish, and then I will go and buy some delicious tacos.

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Lena

Sep 7, 2014 by

Ultimately, it is Dunham’s writing that makes Girls so enjoyable. It’s cringeworthy. But it is also realistic. Her self-doubt mingled with entitlement is intoxicatingly accurate.

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Jesus Christ, Katy Perry

Sep 6, 2014 by

Katy Perry supports gay marriage. Katy Perry wears latex dresses. Katy Perry shoots whipped cream from her bra and sings about booze and cocks and parties.

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Let’s Do Brunch

Sep 5, 2014 by

Brunch implies slowing down, lingering over food with friends or family. It’s relaxed, unhurried. Everything the rest of the week, for many of us, is not.

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