Things I’m Genuinely Bad At, Part Two

Some time ago, I bared my soul to the world in the iconic post Things I’m Genuinely Bad At. That was the essay wherein I composed what may be my greatest line of all time: “You are probably never going to be a pop star and I am probably never going to be a neuroscientist,… Continue reading Things I’m Genuinely Bad At, Part Two

Brief, Impassioned Book Reviews in Capslock

Want to know my favorite thing in the world that I've loved since I was 12? Sleeping in on Saturday mornings, rolling over groggily, and picking up a book. O! for the days when that book was Harry Potter! I may never know such passionate investment in a world again. (I'm like 20% invested in… Continue reading Brief, Impassioned Book Reviews in Capslock

The Work of Writing: Week One Update

In case you missed it, I'm embarking on a month-long project of trying a different writing work style every week. If you're a non-writer who's wondering why I'm doing this, STOP READING MY BLOG AND GO BACK TO YOUR FINANCE JOB. Just kidding, I ADORE you. I'm doing this not-so-glamorous experiment because nobody really talks about the pros… Continue reading The Work of Writing: Week One Update

Register Now for "Unbelievable Failures! The True Stories of Young People Who Suck at Life."

My alma mater just sent me a charming email, encouraging me to register for an event called Successful Startups: The Back Stories of Forward Thinkers. "Hell to the no!" I cried in a voice that resonated throughout seven states. In the spirit of protest upon which this great country was founded, I have started my… Continue reading Register Now for "Unbelievable Failures! The True Stories of Young People Who Suck at Life."