I Told You So: A Story of Puberty, Cole Sprouse, and Vindication

When I was twelve, I was an odd duck.We sort of already touched on this before, but there are some things that I haven't been willing to admit, especially on such a public, permanent platform. Things that very few people in my past know, thanks to the fringe benefits of being a military brat who … Continue reading I Told You So: A Story of Puberty, Cole Sprouse, and Vindication

10 Things I’ve Done This Summer That Aren’t Go to the Beach

July is half-over and we're waist-deep in summer now, meaning my Instagram feed is one beach picture after another. Everyone is so tan and hot, drinking out of coconuts and captioning it all with a jillion dolphin emojis, wearing their triangl bikinis and abusing the Juno filter. Meanwhile I'm Jelly Clarkson since this move is … Continue reading 10 Things I’ve Done This Summer That Aren’t Go to the Beach

HTLYT Answers Your Questions: “How Do I Look Hot In a Bikini Despite Cellulite?”

© Refinery29 "How Do I Look Hot In a Bikini Despite Cellulite?" This question was submitted by Natalie, which, firstly, hello Natalie, it made me insanely excited to get this question because it made me feel like I was running a legitimate blog with an actual readership instead of whatever the hell this is. Secondly, this … Continue reading HTLYT Answers Your Questions: “How Do I Look Hot In a Bikini Despite Cellulite?”

Hulu Recap: The Handmaid’s Tale, Episode 5, “Faithful”

The recurring theme of this episode seems to be how desperate love can make us. Then again, I should probably check myself and not get too fakedeep. As always, this is a recap, so there will be all sorts of spoilers below. First things first, friends: RORY'S BACK! Don't get too excited, though, because after … Continue reading Hulu Recap: The Handmaid’s Tale, Episode 5, “Faithful”

Hulu Recap: The Handmaid’s Tale, Episode 1, “Offred”

I just want to preface this piece by saying that it is going to be riddled with spoilers, including one random one for OitNB's last season. If you want to keep the pilot episode of Hulu's new series The Handmaid's Tale a mystery, turn back now. I just wrote a dumb piece about laundry that might help … Continue reading Hulu Recap: The Handmaid’s Tale, Episode 1, “Offred”

“How Can You Say Young Girls Don’t Get It?”; Unpacking the Importance of Harry Styles’ Comment on Young Women

"Who's to say that young girls who like pop music – short for popular, right? – have worse musical taste than a 30-year-old hipster guy? That's not up to you to say. Music is something that's always changing. There's no goal posts. Young girls like the Beatles. You gonna tell me they're not serious? How … Continue reading “How Can You Say Young Girls Don’t Get It?”; Unpacking the Importance of Harry Styles’ Comment on Young Women