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Dear Diary: October 1, 2015Not sure of anything besides what we crave.
Dear Diary: October 2, 2015Something's not quite right.
Dear Diary: October 5, 2015Trying out that whole not-a-care-in-the-world thing.
Dear Diary: October 6, 2015Pushing through pain.
Dear Diary: October 7, 2015Taking care of ourselves.
Dear Diary: October 8, 2015We're OK just the way we are.
Dear Diary: October 9, 2015The end of an argument, and longing for human contact.
Dear Diary: October 12, 2015Soaking in the world, and becoming ourselves all over again.
Dear Diary: October 13, 2015Three entries on friendship: wanting it and finding it.
Dear Diary: October 14, 2015Worried about becoming popular, and reflections on He Named Me Malala.
Dear Diary: October 15, 2015Breaking and growing, and growing some more.
Dear Diary: October 16, 2015Meeting Zadie Smith, and trying the youth ministry after mass.
Dear Diary: October 19, 2015Braces, crutches, and surgery. Here’s to the full “teenage experience.”
Dear Diary: October 20, 2015Facing off pressure from all sides.
Dear Diary: October 21, 2015The pros and perils of public speaking (IRL and online).
Dear Diary: October 22, 2015Lip balm obsessions, breaking up with someone, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Dear Diary: October 23, 2015Terrifying Twin Peaks-infused visions and saving graces.
Dear Diary: October 26, 2015Report-card worries, a panic attack, and post-surgery recovery.
Dear Diary: October 27, 2015"I feel like the future is mine."
Dear Diary: October 28, 2015On confession, forgiveness, and absolution—all the big ideas.
Dear Diary: October 29, 2015Struggling with modesty and feeling the joy of a reciprocated crush.
Dear Diary: October 30, 2015When friends let you down, an ode to Kelis, and Halloween excitement.
The DisconnectA new column in which this website will encourage you to get off the dang internet. (But not, like, forever or anything!!!)
HoroscopesAccording to the stars, October's gonna be big.
Saturday Printable: An October CalendarGet organized with this spooky cutie.
Collage KitPrint it, cut it out, and make it into something glorious.
Noone CaresAbout our right to use the word "like" as much as we please.
Creative Prompt: Travel Through TimeImagine what life looked like 20, 50, or maybe even 500 years ago.
Saturday Printable: Crown and LaurelsTreat yourself like royalty.
Sunday Comic: Pride ’n’ GloryA showcase of some great accomplishments.
Mini Mall: DIY Halloween Costume SuppliesGet a T-shirt, and you have yourself a costume—seriously!
Creative Prompt: Read PalmsWhat stories can be told or shown by someone's hands?
Play to WinVideo games that make me feel like a champ.
Saturday Printable: StickersBonus: You can make them into badges or iron-ons, too!
Creative Prompt: Mystery MansionIt's as scary as you imagine.
Thanks, YeezyA comic about the time Kanye helped me crush it at a Scrabble tournament.
The Eerie UpdateA new column in which we explore the creepy, the kooky, and the altogether spooky.
Saturday Printable: Halloween Coloring PagesThey're like a costume for your locker or walls.
Sunday Comic: Singing AlongThe most important elements of my childhood were Michelle Branch's music, a Geo Prizm, and my mother.
Spooky Scavenger HuntYour photos of eerie, scary, and probably haunted places.
Creative Prompt: Slip Into StrangenessAuthor Karen Finneyfrock asks you to get weird with your writing.
The Disconnect: Halloween EditionSome seasonal ideas for getting off the internet include building a monster, holding a séance, and y'know, a little time travel.
Saturday Printable: Halloween MasksNeed a costume? Here are five.
This Week in TVRecaps of the best and worst moments on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Mindy Project, Scream Queens, Empire, Scandal, and How to Get Away With Murder.
This Week in TVMoments that made us shout, "WHAT?!," on Empire, Scream Queens, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Bob's Burgers, Scandal, and How to Get Away With Murder.
This Week in TVLaughs, cries, and Halloween costume inspiration courtesy of Empire, Scream Queens, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Bob’s Burgers, Scandal, and How to Get Away With Murder.
What's Possible?An animated supergirl showed me who I want to be.
Life Is Surprising: An Interview With Lauren GrahamOur surrogate TV mom reminisces about the Gilmore Girls days.
Lessons From Lane KimGilmore Girls showed me that the band doesn't have to fall apart just ’cause you tell your crush how you feel.
This Week in TVCreepy comedy courtesy of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, plus reliable doses of drama from Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder.
Just Keep It Honest: An Interview With Little SimzThe British rapper on her new album and wanting to become the teacher she never had.
Life Soundtrack: WetSongs that the Brooklyn-based trio can't get enough of.
The Beverleys: VisionsThe self-proclaimed "junk punk" trio premiere their new music video.
Find Out About Yourself: An Interview With Ibeyi"We don’t really understand each other. Music is our way to communicate."
Lupa J: Dirty Skin"In the best friendships, you can just really get each other without trying."
Friday Playlist: Small Town RoyaltySongs about reigning over the universe in your own backyard.
Always Do You: An Interview With Micachu & the ShapesThe UK trio advise on how to follow your gut instincts.
Ask a Grown Woman: Bethany Cosentino"Stand up for yourself," and many more gems from the Best Coast singer and guitarist.
How to Say NoAnd other things TLC, Destiny's Child, En Vogue, and Erykah Badu taught me.
High 5: Julia HolterThings that inspired the singer-songwriter's new album.
The Next Adventure: An Interview With Carly Rae JepsenIn which we talk about songwriting, bravery, stupid ideas, presenting a life plan to parents, Sia, Cyndi Lauper, and Emotion (her album, but also feelings).
Friday Playlist: Bittersweet SuccessSongs about the uncertainty that comes with achievement.
Dig Deep: An Interview With Cécile McLorin SalvantThe jazz vocalist is a talented illustrator, too—just look!
Halsey & Her FansPhotos of the singer-songwriter and some of her biggest fans.
Florence and the Machine: DelilahFlorence Welch premieres a new music video, and shares gems on forgiveness and letting go.
Friday Playlist: After the Glitter FadesSometimes glamour isn't as fun as it looks.
Stand Brave, Life-Liver: An Interview With Joanna NewsomThe musician on her new album Divers, abandoning the classical idea of “good singing,” and admiring Grimes.
Life Syllabus: Alison MosshartThe Dead Weather frontwoman schools us on the art she loves.
Theme Song: Little MayOctober 2015: A cover of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' classic "Skeletons."
My High School ExperienceHow the musician Roseau got over longing to belong.
Friday Playlist: It’s My TimeLet that fire inside you burn.