A look at why Scene Queen has found success, I guess. Probably not the bitchy post you're hoping for.
Went to see The Hotelier and Foxing the other day so I'm reminiscing on being a teenager, feeling alienated by music writing, and crying at a show.
Discussions of things in my apartment, fall song recommendations, and catching up after a while.
Sometimes there are internet discussions and other things on my mind that I'll have more to say about than I want to put on twitter but not enough for a full individual piece of writing. Here are two of those topics: Merch Cuts Obviously, the merch cut is an affront
Some quick thoughts on moving back to Chicago and how I feel about the idea of home.
I wrote this essay about a band I hate in a way I hate no other band. I wrote this essay about the depth that can be found in hating something in such a special way. It was supposed to be for a sort of collection. Maybe it still will
Some thoughts on the Glamour Kills covers comp from 11 years ago and general thoughts on what makes a cover good or bad.
It's my birthday. Here's a post about the last year and my hopes for the next year and some photos of my silly little life.
Usually on this blog I write about music. Today I want to write about being A Girl and the way other women talk about being A Girl online.
Some thoughts about "See You Around" by Militarie Gun and the role a song like that plays on an album. Also, some thoughts on music writing as the newsletter hit 3 years old this past week.
Litigating my relationship with the hold steady as always.
In which I review movies and TV and places in the town I'm from. Then I recommend you stuff I've enjoyed reading recently.
When I moved to Philadelphia, my mom gave me her 2011 Honda Accord. I hadn't had access to a car since high school and didn’t miss it for the five or so years I lived in Chicago, but the idea was that it could be nice to be able
An essay about the difference between wanting to love artists who reflect your values and expecting public figures to conform to the morals you've projected onto them. Also about Taylor Swift and Matty Healy, I guess.