woman about town. staff writer @newyorker. also: writing a book called magpie @aaknopf + a coffee table book about letters @penguinrandom.

Desert Flower in the Big Apple
Joined June 2007
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I don’t want women to be seen as goddesses, as magical, as sacred, as warriors, as treasures. I want women to be seen as people.
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A family traveling for days, and spending down to their last dollars, to get health care for a 13 year old. Read Steph Taladrid’s preview of life in post-Roe America: newyorker.com/magazine/2022/…
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David Lynch tl cleanser
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we love to see it!
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is it time for my annual reread of the Summer Bible (the Vanity Fair Diaries)
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obviously TVFD is best as an audiobook but also I love to lug around a copy in the sweatiest of summer days because it's a piña colada of gossip that calls out for dogearing
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"He loves clichés. Something became clichéd, he said, when it was so beautiful that it became iconic. The center-parted low bun. Frida Kahlo’s floral headdress." nytimes.com/2022/06/22/magaz…
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rachel syme retweeted
Hey!!! PEOPLE PLEASER, my first hour-long standup special, is available across VOD platforms like AppleTV, YouTube, Vimeo, Amazon Prime, and more for rent or purchase!!! If you watch, I’d love to see a picture of your #showdayshoes! Watch: comedydynamics.com/catalog/j…
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why is greta's barbie pink jumpsuit so important to me
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and pink HEADPHONES. this woman COMMITS!!!!
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love how we got a new photo to add to the collection
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saying no to things is the hardest thing to do and i am trying to get better at it but anyways that's why i haven't slept in 4 years
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"you can just say no to that" -- everyone in my life "but what if it is great/she was so nice about it!/i don't want to let anyone down/i want to be useful!" - me, everytime i gotta listen to everyone
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come talk the mall with us...the food court of the mind!!!
TONIGHT @LangeAlexandra launches MEET ME BY THE FOUNTAIN (@BloomsburyPub) with @rachsyme! Join us on Fulton St for an evening commemorating & reconsidering those bygone behemoths of commerce—the mall—made newly strange in Lange's perceptive account. RSVP: alexandra-lange.eventbrite.c…
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maybe you need a good face
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Matches for this go out today :)
ok who wants to start a snack exchange where you just find great snacks like spicy peanut butters or strange marmalades or a new kind of cheese puff and send them back and forth as a little treat
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if you want to write profiles…read the essay “Valentina” in this book right now. It’s just simply how to do it, all laid out.
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