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Lena Dunham's 'Not That Kind of Girl' Book Review

If you thought you already knew her well as writer, producer and star from hit HBO show Girls, then prepare to curl up closer with Lena Dunham–closer than you’d think–in her self-revealing first book, … 1,040 more words

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Fictional Women I Imagine I Will Become When I Move to New York

All my life I’ve fashioned myself after characters in movies, books, and popular culture. I’m highly susceptible to cultural influences and because of this, sometimes I live in a fantasy world: I glamorize people, places, and things, and I’m constantly searching for moments that I might be able to feel nostalgic about in the future. 766 more words


Lena We Have a Problem; Why Season 4 of GIRLS Could be my Last.

I‘m not here to mince words or my online sense of entitled arm-chair criticism—so here goes…

I thought Season 3 of GIRLS was terrible. … 1,432 more words

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Nobody Likes You When You're 23

I had an epiphany last night that I’m really starting to act old. (Nobody likes you when you’re 23, right?) At the time I even thought of a statement that almost made it to my twitter feed, “You know you’re old when you are no longer jealous of mysterious fictional characters like Jessa on Girls anymore.” Even a year ago when the third season came out I was full-heartedly jealous of Jessa’s overt but unapologetic sexuality, laid-back views of life (who needs to be motivated about a career they half hate anyway?), boho style, and strong personality, complete with bold statements of which Jessa never once thought she owed an explanation. 339 more words

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