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Weekend Listening: “Turn On the Bright Lights” by Interpol

Restraint, if you can swing it, is a beautiful thing.

Weekend Listening: “Hi De Ank Tum” by Nita, Rita, and Ruby

Clearly in the lovestruck early stages of an infatuation, our lovely ladies are just beaming out with the most pure, most virginal love comprised of some amalgamation of sunshine, smiles, rainbows, and dreams that would rival any neon train wreck from the mind of beloved Lisa Frank.

The Danish Girl is a Beautiful, Important Film

I wish this hadn’t been Leo’s year to win the Best Actor Oscar, because Eddie Redmayne is so heartbreakingly good in this movie, I can’t handle it.

Weekend Listening: So Jealous by Tegan and Sara

Here we get to be as loud as we want, scream out the shittiness of not loving someone anymore, of becoming boring in someone else’s heart.

Off The Shelf: Holy Skirts by Renee Steinke

There’s something particularly marvelous in reading a book about an actual time and an actual art movement in which the female figures come naturally to the fore.

Weekend Listening: I Love You, Honeybear by Father John Misty

Sweeping violin, round, slow drums, little threads of plinky piano pile up on top of one another…

The Honest-to-Goodness True Life Review of Wonder Woman: Earth One

You don’t prioritize the male gaze in what’s supposed to be a feminist book. This shouldn’t even need to be said.

A Safe Girl to Love Sent Me Searching for a Safe Place

Plett creates a community of characters that is familiar but not codependent.

Weekend Listening: Automatic For The People by R.E.M.

I have not tired of Automatic for the People in twenty-four years.

Weekend Listening: Garbage, self-titled

Inside each track I can live in the little world they make with those drum loops, samples, white noise guitar, and that voice.

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