I don’t always want to laugh at my pain, but laughter is an involuntary act.
The author on her new novel, Sketchtasy, healing, and her writing process.
“It will be really important to show up for each other now.”
Pay attention to the signals.
Why it’s imperative to believe survivors of sexual violence.
Plus new Zadie Smith brilliance, love to Kesha, and an update on #BringBackOurGirls.
The emotional work of getting over trauma.
Is it OK to love art by terrible people?
Plus memories of Philip Seymour Hoffmann, Pussy Riot’s big week, and a look behind the scenes of Mean Girls.
No question’s too big or too small for us to have STRONG OPINIONS about.
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