Archive for March, 2013

happy easter!

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

SPB 2013: paper vacation

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

The Sketchbook Project: “It’s like a road trip, but with sketchbooks.” This initiative is just one of the light bulbs floating above the brilliant minds of Art House Co-Op and Brooklyn Art Library. Sign up, get a sketchbook, fill it up, send it back, see it off, share it with the world. And then be inspired [...]

love letter to myself

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

let’s review: the fault in our stars

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Hazel Grace, 16, likes watching ridiculous TV, reading the book An Imperial Affliction, and being around Augustus Waters. Augustus Waters, 17, likes Hazel Grace, video games, and really good metaphors. They both dislike cancer. In fact, they would tell you it sucks. Hazel’s lung cancer, diagnosed at age 13, became more manageable after a medical [...]

let’s review: tenth of december

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

You know you’ve made it as a writer when Thomas Freaking Pynchon leaves his endorsement on your book’s cover jacket. Which is the case for George Saunders and his latest collection of stories, Tenth of December. Pynchon says Saunders has an “astoundingly tuned voice.” Indeed: Tuned into the layers and intonations of culture and social [...]

every now & then

Monday, March 4th, 2013

I forgot to do a birthday post, but I came across this today and I want to claim it as my getting-a-bit-more-grown-up mantra. Turning 26 felt a bit weird/panicky/that’s-funny, I-thought-I-had-paused-at-23 sort of feeling. But now I am thinking how constantly growing older and growing into yourself is a good thing, because otherwise our awkward phases [...]