I'm sorry to hear that! I had no intention of demeaning women in this piece. I meant for the tone to be respectfully playful, taking inspiration from the characters I love and whose fictionality frees them from the constraints you and I face. It was my intent to highlight their power (and looks) in a humorous way,… » 1/10/14 5:13pm 1/10/14 5:13pm

The Dream of the '80s/'90s is Alive in the Internet

Tumblr is a bit too hit-and-miss for our taste—we're more interested in a curated experience. Say hello to Internet K-Hole, where one can feel nostalgia for things they never even wanted to do. Like, I don't know, go to a burger drive-in wearing an Iron Maiden t-shirt. Or have a boyfriend with a matching white mohawk.… » 1/09/14 4:51pm 1/09/14 4:51pm

Adult Education Classes Have Changed Since Annie Hall (and Good Will…

In 1997, 12-year-olds across the middle west dreamt of being autodidacts. Why enroll at Harvard when you could go to Harvard bars and accuse patrons of "dropping a hundred and fifty grand on an education you could of got for $1.50 in late charges at the public library." Now that the internet is in full swing, it's not… » 1/03/14 5:34pm 1/03/14 5:34pm