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Genius Envy, Feat. Lin Manuel Miranda

Genius Envy, Feat. Lin Manuel Miranda

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Don’t geniuses make you want to crawl under your bed and die some of the time? Admit it. Like the sun, human brilliance is painful to behold.

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Foreign Cities Worth Consideration in the Trump Era

Foreign Cities Worth Consideration in the Trump Era

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

While I encourage all my readers to stay in the USA and help work against the worst of whatever comes next, I know that everyone has a unique set of circumstances, and for those of you who wouldn’t mind taking a break with America or feel they need to, here’s my personal get-away list.

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Symbols and the Self

Symbols and the Self

| November 25, 2016 | 3 Comments

Whether you call them totems, tokens, tools, or talismans, our symbols and the stories we attach to them make us who we are.

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The Glass Pedestal

The Glass Pedestal

| November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Glass slippers, glass ceilings, glass pedestals – women have it all, and by all I mean many exciting forms of subtle oppression.

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Something to Dust

Something to Dust

| November 9, 2016 | 2 Comments

But at the end of the day, even after reading Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, I realize that I hate the barrenness of my room.

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