Kendall Jenner Models for Estee Lauder and the World Snores

(Original article posted on The Style Con) Guess who’s the newest face of Estee Lauder? I’ll give you a hint: she’s popular, boring looking, and her older sister is naked in Paper Magazine looking like a centaur. You guessed it, Kendall Jenner! “She is the ultimate instagirl, and we are excited to leverage her image,…

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It’s Hard To Be Interesting When You’re Not Miserable

(Original article posted on The Style Con) The greatest artists in the world were clinically depressed: Picasso conceived an entire collection of artwork around his sadness; his “Blue Period” was paintings of miserable people and prostitutes. Kafka was suicidal while writing The Metamorphosis, and Bukowski was such a miserable alcoholic he couldn’t help but write about…

Twitter Guilt and the Art of the Unfollow

I follow 966 people on Twitter and 395 on Instagram. That’s way too many to keep up with every joke, brunch photo, and link to the Hollywood Reporter announcing your book deal and TV show. There are some people I’ve been following for years: Kelly Oxford, Shelby Fero, Michael Ian Black, etc. I find them…

Stop Googling Your Dates

I SHOULD really take my own advice on this one.  The Internet can completely sabotage your life and make you look like a horrible crazy person. For example — the first page of my Google search results is a total f*cking nightmare. Being a female writer with an opinion and a controversial ex-boyfriend never results…