Glitter pits, yay or nay? I was interviewed about feminist beauty trends for VH1!


The wonderful Alexa Tietjen asked me about feminist beauty trends for VH1, and I tried to be funny but probably should have said something more intelligent. Oh well!!! Enjoy!!

How Feminist Are Glitter Pits + Other “Feminist” Beauty Trends Really? (VH1)

10 Ways I Will Be Murdered (The Establishment)


6. Using the bathroom at a quiet rest stop. ​Honestly, what was I thinking? Why don’t I just drag myself into the woods? I’ll end up chained up in a remote cabin, where an inbred family of cannibals will take turns making fun of my blog’s Google Analytics.

10 Ways I Will Be Murdered (The Establishment)

Check out my latest fun and fancy free piece for The Establishment!! Thank you Katie Tandy for these amazing illustrations.

It’s TinyLetter switcheroo week!


Leila Cohan-Miccio and I are Freaky Friday-ing our TinyLetters this week! Click here to check out my take on her newsletter Uptalk, a weekly round-up of awesome shit created and written by women.

Later this week, Leila will be stepping in for me on my Weird Personal Emails! I can’t wait to see what she comes up with. Subscribe here so you don’t miss it!

Abortion Protester’s Signs Reveal a Lifelong Love Affair with Crafting (Reductress)


“I’ve always loved arts and crafts, making birthday cards, that sort of thing,” Ms. Sojourn said, speaking to us in her home, a veritable treasure trove of her creations. “So when I was offered the opportunity to shame women who make different choices from me by making posters, I was so in.”

Abortion Protester’s Signs Reveal a Lifelong Love Affair with Crafting (Reductress)

Check out my latest for Reductress!


#MyYOLO: I Faced Sexism In a Colonial Village

colonialwoman2I never thought I would be treated differently for my gender in 2014, until I played a character living in 1795. Stephensonville Colony is a restored colonial village where actors bring history to life. I was employed as a character there for the longest six months of my life. Working there, I felt like women’s rights were set back at least 50 years!

As a new drama BFA with a minor in history, I thought Stephensonville would be the perfect place to share my craft and mastery of an old-timey British “ahck-sent” (lol!). It turned out that it was just a ploy for men to control me. From the moment I was hired at Stephensonville, I was told what to wear, where to go, and what to say when a visitor pointed out the fire extinguisher in the stables (”GET OUT”).

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