What are you as much as this weekend? Tonight my buddy and I are going to see a play by Rachel Bloom (of Loopy Ex-Girlfriend fame) known as Dying, Let Me Do My Present. It appears to be like humorous with plenty of existential dread, similar to I like ’em. Hope you’ve a superb one — Shana Tova to these celebrating Rosh Hashanah — and listed below are a couple of enjoyable hyperlinks from across the net…
My favourite metropolis boots to put on all fall and winter.
Love a bed room nook.
Beyoncé’s birthday Renaissance present celebrated the depths of Black womanhood. “The fact is just too many Black ladies don’t make it to 42 and too many should not celebrated. We’re dying from childbirth. We’re dying from violence. We’re going lacking and hardly anybody is on the lookout for us. We’re missed and undervalued… Black ladies are pressured to be the spine for individuals, establishments and programs when their backs are already breaking or damaged. Being a part of the BeyHive usually means Beyoncé’s music takes the burden of the world off of our backs whether or not it’s a three-minute track or a close to three-hour live performance. The BeyHive protects Beyoncé as a result of her existence and music have so usually provided refuge from the world when loud and proud variations of affection, help and positivity may be laborious to seek out.”
The iPhone alarm truly sounds actually lovely as a piano ballad.
Bathtub within the kitchen? Not an issue for New Yorkers. (NYTimes present hyperlink)
How cute is that this wear-everyday combo? And it has delicate French terry inside.
Aubrey Plaza and Christopher Abbott (Charlie from Women) are starring in a play collectively. “[Abbott] cares however he additionally doesn’t care; it’s the most effective recipe for me for a scene accomplice,” Plaza mentioned… The sensation is mutual. “We’re each unafraid to be ugly and peculiar and unusual,” mentioned Abbott. (NYTimes present hyperlink)
This back-to-school guidelines, “written by a child,” made me chuckle out loud.
Much like a shallowness ring, I’d like to put on this lovely necklace.
A simple hack for higher boxed brownies.
Plus, three reader feedback as a result of I really like all of them a lot:
Says Dahlia on an empty nester’s Danish condominium: “As a longtime every day reader, I like CoJ. As a 53-year-old girl who didn’t have kids, I benefit from the alternative to study from the mothering content material, however oh, how my coronary heart thrills each time there’s a white-haired girl featured. I can bear in mind every of them! I hope there’s a refrain of ‘extra, extra!’ aspirational fashions of the way to age with pleasure and relish are so mandatory in our age-phobic tradition. Love this piece!”
Says Jenny on my intercourse mixtape: “After I was an adolescent who was tops at speech and debate and embroidering Sylvia Plath on my totebag, I felt completely un-dateable and unlovely. On reflection, it was a safety spell to make it via highschool after my dad died, with out the interference of boys. I do bear in mind completely burning to the bottom with teenage hormone hearth to Bob Dylan’s Lay Woman Lay ‘his garments are soiled however his fingers are clear / you’re the most effective factor that he’s ever seen’ and getting excessive solely off the fumes of that refracted need. I’m again in my hometown on a rural rotation, within the mostly-ruined home I grew up in, and equally feeling undesirable — however being mistaken about it. The entire new selves (metropolis self, physician self, survived-abuse self) hold getting collapsed by the ghost Jennys left on this city. That teenage wound of feeling unwantable has stuffed up a lot of my grownup life. Fuck it. Angel Olsen ‘Burn Your Hearth for No Witness’ period, vast pants, huge clogs, night time swims, library ebook, wanting myself period, turning 35, let’s go!”
Says Tee on my intercourse mixtape: “I acquired divorced a couple of 12 months in the past and felt strongly about not relationship ever once more — I felt like I’d skilled that a part of life and didn’t wish to return. After which… after which after which… I met somebody on the grocery retailer (!!!). I used to be within the retailer, crying quietly as a result of it was Christmastime and I’d simply dropped my children with their dad. I used to be feeling very alone on the planet. And he was there, requested if I used to be okay, and hugged me. Now I’m having the most effective intercourse (and possibly love) that I’ve ever identified. If you happen to wanna really feel heat and moody, attempt Misplaced within the Gentle by Bahamas.”
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