for those of you not glued to the gossip sites 24/7, have no fear! i’ve got your back. pour vous: a breakdown of The Greatest Celebrity Showdown of Our Time (For Right Now)™©®¥™™… here are our players: jon hamm– beloved actor who stars on a little show called mad men. he is pretty and has […]
[CW: assault, gun violence, rape] for someone who’s all about cultivating A Sense of Occasion IRL, i always struggle to write when the occasion calls for it. but i am aware that on this day, five years ago, a group of french criminals assaulted and robbed kim kardashian. a circumstance which seems to demand some […]
i’ve been writing this essay about kim kardashian for so long that it feels like i have never not been writing this essay about kim kardashian. and that’s saying a lot coming from someone who’s been writing a book about jackie onassis for the last 20 years. i’ve such a vivid memory of being at […]
it was very overcast. the clouds hung very low. i think it was probably a thursday. one of the thursdays where i did three shows and then i took my #adjunctfashion and my sore knee home and i collapsed, ate a giant bowl of pasta and watched vanderpump rules for three hours to decompress before […]
i am giving myself exactly one hour and thirty-eight minutes in which to write about this. because there are 19 papers that need to be graded and i’m leaving for an estate sale with a friend at 9:45, but there are things i gots to say. THE JESSICA SIMPSON MEMOIR IS AMAZING.
this is obviously how all good news is spread. but, no, really. I AM HERE FOR IT.
such was the nature of 2018 that i- a woman with her good ear perpetually to the ground of celebrity gossip- TOTALLY DID NOT KNOW THIS. not until, like, now. when i was reading an essay on memphis music and thought biography.com wasn’t enough of a credible source and wondered if there were any biographies […]
***Update 6/21: THIS IS A POST ABOUT THE BIOGRAPHER CHARLES J. SHIELDS*** on the occasion of my 33rd birthday, an older man i considered a professional mentor sent me a facebook message asking if i wanted children and whether i might help him continue his line.
oh hello. i know, i know. long time no words. forgive me. in a life of approximately 9,000,000,000 projects (give or take a few), it is sometimes hard to remain a word factory in all available venues. but yo, i’m back! the world is a pit of drear and suck. let’s talk about totally superficially […]
if we’re having a reckoning, hey, let’s look at biography. this is edward klein: we need to talk about him.