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Kurt Cobain Twenty Years Later: Moments of Silence

My memories of Kurt Cobain are complicated.

I remember being shocked by his death, thinking, in my high school naivete, that rock stars live forever, forgetting that “forever” is long after the abandonment of this mortal coil. 816 more words

Dahlia Schweitzer

On HBO's Girls and Hannah and Why She Matters

I am one episode away from finishing season 3 of Girls.

To be honest, I have not been a huge fan of this season, until recently. 638 more words

Dahlia Schweitzer

Your Account Has Been Disabled

Dear OkCupid,

It’s been real, but I’m out of here. I have to thank you for the occasional entertainment, for the consistent distraction, for the illusion of prosperity in a land of paucity, for the sporadic ego boost — but mainly you have been a perpetual reminder that dating sucks and that douchebags are everywhere. 193 more words

Dahlia Schweitzer

An Artist's Manifesto

Being an artist requires an excessive amount of confidence. Some might even say ego. Because who else is foolish enough to create something out of nothing? 680 more words

Dahlia Schweitzer

Fuck You Pink

My favorite color is fuchsia. I call it fuck you pink. (Get it?)

I didn’t grow up in one of those households where everything I had was pink. 640 more words

Dahlia Schweitzer

Tick Tock, Tick Tock: No Rest for the Wicked

I need a break.

I crave change and stimulation, but usually it works out that these come in bits and pieces. My life is fairly status quo, or at least has been for a while, and so new things can be rolled in (or out) gradually, like my own personal “ 653 more words

Dahlia Schweitzer

Break Me to Domesticate Me

Commitment is a scary thing, at least for me. I’m not wired for it.

I’ve never been a joiner. Cliques always mystified and eluded me. I love the concept of a core group of friends (a la… 586 more words

Dahlia Schweitzer