Jessica Hopper is Rookie’s music editor. She lives in Chicago, where she jams Dolly Parton LPs at top volume. You can follow her on Twitter @jesshopp.
A Band-Aid for the soul.
Their relationship survived Fleetwood Mac, and that’s effing amazing.
Tips for starting a business.
Before I knew who she was, I knew she was a badass.
Movies where people flit about from place to place, hither, thither, and yon.
Great music for road trips, summer vacation, or just letting your mind wander hither and thither.
Feminism can be a prison if it’s all about the anger.
I wanted to be her.
Music (from the ’80s and beyond) to fuel you through a battle, a challenge, a triumph, your whole damn year.
I look at Rihanna and go, “Girl, c’mon, just let Chris Brown fall into a grave of his own design.” And yet, unfortunately, I totally get it.
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