It’s 4am and I’m lying in bed staring at my phone. I’m here trying to breathe through the day’s existential dread and the terrible online choices of friends and family — working on minding my own business, rage whispering to my iPhone screen instead of commenting with actual text — doom scrolling my little heart … Continue reading Dear Inspirational Quote Terrorist Mary Oliver:
by Jeremy Owens Listen, Girl. We gotta talk. Surely you got yourself in front of some HBO last night for the Sex and the City reboot. Last night. Yesterday. Whatever. Streaming is weird. ANYWAY. SURELY YOU WATCHED. I know you're way too cool and are running around telling everyone you don't care, but I'm a … Continue reading GET IN LOSER WE GOTTA GO MURDER SAMANTHA
GIRL. Looky here. You know I'd rather walk on my lips than talk about somebody, but I just -- well -- I guess I'm going to have to say a little extra prayer tonight and put a bonus shot of holy water in my vodka tonic before bed. Now. Imma need you to take a … Continue reading MAYBE SHE’S BORN WITH IT?
by Jeremy Owens GIRL. I cannot stop thinking about Joy! Don't act like you don't know who I'm talking about, and please for the love of CHEESE do not go thinking I am talking about HAPPINESS -- that's ridiculous. How many people do you know named JOY. This isn't 1952, sweetheart, YOU DONT KNOW NOT … Continue reading JOY BEHAR: AMERICAN HERO
by Jeremy Owens My husband left me . . . It was for a long weekend, just across the border in Wisconsin — but still — after a year or ten or however long we’ve been locked in the house together — it felt both terrifying and INCREDIBLE. I love time alone, who doesn’t! I … Continue reading DO NOT TALK TO STRANGERS
After a night of flipping through Twitter and Insta watching some rather interesting fashion choices, you might be asking yourself, "WHAT IS A MET GALA." To which I say -- get yourself a gay friend. The Met Gala is the sobriquet (French because we're being fancy) of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Gala. It's … Continue reading American Independence: groundbreaking.
Girl. To know me is to know I love love ALL CAPS LOVE AND ADORE celebrities. I read books with Reese, I make recipes with Gwyneth, I put whatever products Oprah and Gayle are trying to make me buy on layaway. I am in it. I'm obsessed. I'm on the edge of my seat ready … Continue reading AMERICAS NEXT TOP ACTIVIST
Listen. I love Nicole, lord knows I do, but what in the name of Ben Affleck is Nine Perfect Strangers!? Whooo decided to make this weird ass show in the first place, but more importantly WHOOO decided we needed a resort moment after JUST having watched the perfection (the delight, the magic, the excellence) that … Continue reading Nine Things MORE PERFECT Than Nine Perfect Strangers
R.C. Riley is a queer warrior woman, writer, performer, and storyteller who began writing as a means of healing after a sexual assault. R.C.'s work challenges heteronormative views and seeks to find justice for and liberate those who have felt left out, forgotten, ignored, and unloved by our society. When she's not performing one of … Continue reading R.C Riley: July 24!
Brooke Allen is a playwright, essayist, cat owner, pizza aficionado and graduate student where she is pursuing a degree in clinical mental health counseling. How does that make you feel?? What has been the most fun/surprising part of the quarantine for you? Best thing about quarantine: work attire, business on top, old flannel Christmas pajamas … Continue reading Brooke Allen: July 24!