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Kate Bush circa Never for Ever (1980)

Waking the Witch

Originally persecuted as a threat to Christendom — pop culture made witches into sexy, powerful and rebellious women, appealing to a whole new era of teenaged Tumblr aestheticists.

February 23, 2016 |


Outfitting the Technological Revolution

The hacktivist’s guide to style.

December 1, 2015 |



Now I can’t finish my cigarette, but as annoying as my newfound habit is—especially on uppers—, you smirk when I say it tastes like stale garlic hummus. “I think it’s cute you listen,” you tell me, “People rarely do.”

July 4, 2014 |


My Online Life Is In Shambles

What if I decide I don’t want a “personal brand” anymore?

June 20, 2014 |

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Mark Zuckerberg, I Have No Friends

600 friends online and no one will return my texts.

May 29, 2014 |


So Close, So Far: Racism & the Non-Conversation

“All of the young and affluent, from New England, from the West Coast, from Delaware — with degrees in social justice and peace politics — unable to have a conversation with the very demographic they spent hours defending in sociological capstone papers for well intentioned professors.”

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All that Glitters Isn’t Platinum, Copper, or Gold

We’re trading humanity for hatred, humanity for technology. Humanity’s a bitch.

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Shiny Twists

Cambodia, Namibia, Greenland, groceries, laundry, and taxes.

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All Things Roll In

The cold is comforting—it commands that we all wrap up in blankets and giant coats and sip black coffee all morning.

March 1, 2014 |

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Landing on Grace

Somewhere in my controlled and easily embarrassed body, there is a desire to perform.