Teenage Dream

As with many of my peers, an embarrassingly large chunk of my adolescent life was spent watching, discussing, and idolizing the teens on MTV’s Laguna Beach. I was so obsessed that I somehow suckered my parents into driving me to Laguna Beach while we were visiting my brother, Matt, at school in L.A. I traipsed around the […]

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But I’m a ’90’s Bitch

As much as our parents try to convince us that the music from their generation trumps ours, I will defend the 1990’s ’til the end. Although I was negative-one-year-old when the decade began, I consider myself a true ’90s kid. We had the best bands, the best TV shows, and some of the best trends. […]

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Chasing Netflix

I’m always looking for the best binge-worthy shows to add to my list on Netflix. What better way to use my time than by melting my brain with four consecutive hours of screen time? I mean, those late night hours would just be spent sleeping, anyway. Who needs that? That brings me to a few weeks […]

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More Pants, More Problems: Elaine Stritch

Fearless, funny, and fashionable. No, I’m not talking about myself! J I can only hope that those are a few of the words that come to mind when someone describes me 67 years from now. Yup, that’s the head start actress Elaine Stritch had on me until she passed away on July 17th at the […]

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Looking for Lana

By the time I arrived in Barcelona for my semester abroad winter of my junior year, I was hooked on Lana Del Rey. As I played her songs on 8tracks from my stark European bedroom, the space became the hangout spot for me and my roommates. Sure, it probably had more to do with the […]

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All Hail the Queen

I’m just gonna say it: I never totally understood the Beyonce hype. You’re probably thinking I must be blind and/or deaf. But here’s the thing. I like her music. I think she’s beautiful. I think her family is precious. I just didn’t fully grasp the cult-like phenomenon that surrounded her. I thought it was a […]

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