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Why Aren't Writers Taken Seriously?

“Writing is rarely considered a serious occupation. Why?”

Bob Moses, "Too Much Is Never Enough"

I know nothing about the act—I assume Bob Moses is a band rather than a person, but maybe I spend too much time around people who try to impress you by claiming they’ve read The Power Broker—so I cannot say whether this track is representative of their aesthetic. What I can say is that I […]

Priced Out Of Manhattan: Bodegas, Laundromats, You

Remember bodegas and laundromats? Not if you live in Manhattan you don’t.

Thing You Ignored First Time Around Because It Was So Dumb Turns Out To Be Even Dumber

There is nothing so stupid that it isn’t actually, on reflection, even stupider than initially suspected. This is true, of course, of life, but boy is it ever true of the Internet.

Are Young People Walking Blood Banks?

Your day has passed. All days have passed. The end is on its way and all that’s left for you now is panic and ruin and dust. But sure, get yourself some young person blood if you think it’ll help. You might as well run out the clock with some energy.

Working On It, Week 6: Better Lunching

3 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"I'm definitely not a believer in those no/low carb diets, it's more that my bread to non-bread daily ratio is waaaayy off and I need to cut back a little. Just a tiny bit, though, 'cause nothing feels as good as freshly baked miche sourdough tastes."

Liquor In the Secrets: Start a Secret Society, Invent a Secret Punch Recipe

3 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

I am a person who thinks there should, on the whole, be more secret societies in this world. So. I'm not saying I've made a secret society just to have a secret punch recipe, but I'm not not saying that either.

Gal Pal Chronicles: Rachel and Lizz Have Been Obsessed With Each Other Since Roughly 2008

3 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Rachel: "The writing & philosophy class I was required to take freshman year mostly sucked. But there was this one girl, Lizz, who seemed cool. She wore comic book tshirts and had beautiful shiny hair. One day after class, I announced to a friend, 'Lizz is not straight. Show More Summary

Get the Look of Chromat’s Spring 2016 Lookbook with These 5 Products and Rock Poolside Beauty

3 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Chromat’s Spring 2016 collection exemplifies summer looks wonderfully; dewy, waterproof and slick, it’s a sun-soaked romp. A lush cat-eye, rich lips and overall sunkissed makeup looks excellent with artfully cutout suits and futuristic monokinis. You’ll want a cold drink for this one, since you’ll be smokin’ hot poolside all summer long.

Interview With My Queer BFF: Dannielle Owens-Reid and Kristin Russo

3 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"That's when we slept in a bed together and when I woke up I said I missed you while I was sleeping."

Daily Fix: Senate Democrats Blocked a Republican Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood and More News

3 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Six were stabbed, leaving one teen girl dead, at Jerusalem's Pride parade; an arrest has been made in India Clarke's murder; a teen lesbian couple was attacked at Six Flags New England and more news stories.

Aquí Estamos: Organizing the First QPOC Conference in the Rio Grande Valley

3 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Aquí Estamos is Spanish for “we’re here.” The first ever QPOC conference in the RGV is letting everyone know just that — we're here and we'll be here to organize and fight against the social and political factors that affect us.

Drawn to Comics: “Not Funny Ha-Ha” Takes a Frank and Personal Look at Abortions

3 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Abortion, the actual thing and not the Political Issue, can be really difficult to talk about, and that's exactly what makes such an easily approachable book like this so necessary.

Shocking new video: Planned Parenthood’s flagship US clinic involved in large-scale late-term “cadaver” trafficking for major profits

The Center for Medical Progress has released the fifth video in its blockbuster investigation exposing Planned Parenthood’s baby parts trafficking scheme. Today’s video takes us inside Planned Parenthood Houston, which, at 78,000 square feet, is the largest abortion clinic clinic in the Western Hemisphere. Show More Summary

Lana Del Rey Announces “High By the Beach”: Links You Need to See

Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese’s upcoming 70s-set HBO series, Vinyl, has received its first teaser trailer, which insinuates that the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle includes: guitars! drums! albums! microphones! and drugs!  …Read More

Media Outlets Look Back on the Year Since Police Shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. 

Media Begin Commemorations of Portentous Shooting As the news media began to commemorate the first anniversary of the fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., that reverberated around the nation, St. Louis County police "agreed as part...Show More Summary

Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner’s ‘Difficult People’ Is a Conventionally Structured Sitcom With a Gloriously Specific Sensibility

For a streaming-service (read: niche) comedy that’s the product of its co-stars’ cosmopolitan (read: even more niche) sensibilities, Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner’s Difficult People looks an awful lot like a network sitcom. …Read More

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