woo-woo girls

“I approach anything that's not, e.g., reading Proust with a keening sense of shame and thus never learn to do it properly. The trouble is that I've also never read Proust, either, putting me in this liminal space where I have neither Instagram followers nor highfalutin lit-bro cred.”

everyone’s a little bit basic

Pumpkin Spice Latte. Mimosa brunch. Sex and the City. Hear that? That's the sound of 500 followers running for higher-brow ground. Can you blame them? No self-respecting intellectually competent young adult wants to be caught associating with someone who's—dare I say it?—basic. There was a time, not so long ago, when a young woman in… Continue reading everyone’s a little bit basic