2013—Year of the Feminist? Or Year of the Feminist Marketing Ploy?
Feminism / Society & Culture

2013—Year of the Feminist? Or Year of the Feminist Marketing Ploy?

2013 was the “year of the feminist”—the word seemed to be in the mouth of every celebrity and new start-up last year. Lorde, Beyonce, Lily Allen, and of course, Miley Cyrus, have all been (willing or otherwise) recipients of the “feminist” label in the past year, and companies have also adopted the term—just take a … Continue reading

[LIT] Nostalgia And Validation: A Review of Sari Botton’s <i>Goodbye To All That</i>
Art / Lit / Places & Travel / Society & Culture

[LIT] Nostalgia And Validation: A Review of Sari Botton’s Goodbye To All That

A very smart friend gifted me this book for Christmas. It was the perfect gift, because I am a writer and I loved and left New York, and also, unbeknownst to my friend, I had read about the book in an upstate magazine months earlier and put it on my mental “to-read” list. The basics: … Continue reading

Juice Fast, Juice Furious: A Three Day Cleanse Mini-Experiment
Society & Culture

Juice Fast, Juice Furious: A Three Day Cleanse Mini-Experiment

Sometimes during the more gloomy parts of the year, I will partake on a mini-challenge to prevent winter depression and boredom. Usually it lasts a few days until I’m sufficiently challenged-out. I decided to embrace the New Years Resolution common pick and forced myself onto a three-day juice cleanse. Uuuuuggggghhhhhhhh. Things to expect from a … Continue reading