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Will Hollywood Ever Embrace Feminism?

According to the Guardian’s Hadley Freeman, the 2015 Golden Globes was ‘the first feminist film awards ceremony’. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler lampooned Bill Cosby and mocked the likes of George Clooney with great style and ease, whilst… 859 more words


Wedding things that I just don't understand

I’m ecstatic to be marrying my person, but there are several things about the wedding itself that are so hyped up, and I can’t wrap my head around why. 382 more words

'Other People are not Medicine' and Other Things I Learned from 'Yes Please'

I love to read. “Having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card” is basically my life motto. Over spring break, instead of doing productive things like work on my city issues story for my news writing class or catch up on The Aeneid for my classical Rome class, I devoured Amy Poehler’s book, “Yes Please.” All women should read “Yes Please.” All humans should read “Yes Please.” This is what I learned from “Yes Please.” 414 more words

Inspiration, Motivation, And Positive Vibes

Yes Please by Amy Poehler (A Review)

“The only way we will survive is by being kind. The only way we can get by in this world is through the help we receive from others.

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Friday Favorites - March 27, 2015

Happy first day of spring! In honor of the start of the season that brings longer days and sunshine, I’ve put together a Friday Favorites – and this week is all about things that have been making my life easier and/or more enjoyable lately. 1,465 more words

Just For Fun

Yes Please

As I’ve already documented in this blog, I love celebrity memoirs, especially by funny women I admire. That said, I feel guilty buying hardcover books that I can usually read in a couple of days.  336 more words


The Optimism and Kindness of "Parks & Recreation"

Like many other TV fans, I was very saddened by the end of NBC’s Parks & Recreation last month. It felt in some ways like the end of an era; many considered  452 more words

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