in the first of what may or may not become a recurring series…
oh hey, ya’ll. i’m a legit doctor now so please note the new, highly over-educated gravitas of my lit crit here.
good timing too because with the release of jackie, lo! a kennedy season is upon us.
translation: prepare yoself for some really ridiculously counter-factual daily mail reports.
but you see in dealing with me, the relatives didn’t know that they were dealing with a staunch character. and i tell you, if there’s anything worse than a staunch woman… S-T-A-U-N-C-H. there’s nothing worse, i’m telling you… they don’t weaken. no matter what… but they didn’t know that. well, how were they to know?
you dressed for battle, edie, one of the maysles brothers asks her. this is either an observation or an inquiry, the inflection is inconclusive. it could be either. i cannot tell which.
you dressed for battle. Continue reading
a woman was assaulted and robbed early monday morning.
in a culture that’s very not great in discussing violence against women, it’s worth noting how quickly this story has shifted.
summer officially ends.
in the 22 years i have been actively thinking about jackie onassis, she has only ever appeared in my dreams twice. in one of those dreams, she wore this:
the daily mail would have us believe this dress is the same as this:
and perhaps this is a failure of imagination on my part, but um… NO. Continue reading
lo, friends, welcome, welcome! yet again, here we are, gifted with a dazzling study in the daily mail‘s narration of photographs of macaulay culkin.
i don’t even know, ya’ll…
except that, when i awoke this morning, this was the lead news story on the daily mail‘s main page. Continue reading