I am reclining, engrossed in Denzel Washington’s preternaturally calm face as he flies a plane upside down. The massaging chair kneads my lower back. It has been aching of late and the rotating balls feel pretty good. So, why am I absolutely infuriated? It is 12:55 pm and I have just 5 minutes to get backContinue reading “Breaking Up with Bad Businesses”
I’m putting my thick skin on for this one. I recently realized I am guilty of the skinny humblebrag. It’s despicable, I know. (If you don’t know what a humblebrag is, look here or here, and there’s even a book!) For you snarky types, this post can also be summarized as “waah, waah, waah, boo hooContinue reading “In Defense of the Skinny Humblebrag”
In Entertainment Weekly, Mindy Kaling dishes on how NOT to alienate your audience with mean humor when writing comedy. I think she rather nails it; this is good advice for sketching believable characters in general.
The Internet and I have this not-so-secret love affair with each other. I try to Get Stuff Done, the Internet whispers sweet nothings in my ear, and hours later, I’m exclaiming that Uncle Phil was the voice of The Shredder on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. (How flipping fantastic is that?!) On one such foray into Internet wildernessContinue reading “Web Crush Wednesday: Allie Brosh”
Or, more reasons why the Internet killed books.