As a 35-year-old woman, these are the categories of clothing I am asked to choose from:
- You can wear this to your office job, but it might be weird to wear this in any other scenario.
- Do you want to feel comfortable more than you want to look like you spent three hours getting ready? Oh, you do? Skip these outfits.
- “Individual style” & “personality” are overrated. We know what you need: Beige.
- Everything here is made from the finest scratchy, translucent, non-breathable fabrics science could create.
- You aren’t old yet! Let these odd shapes, clingy fabrics, and confusing patterns remind you every day.
- You aren’t young anymore! Let these odd shapes, billowy fabrics, and confusing patterns remind you every day.
- These are the hottest trends. You might feel weird about showing off that one section of your shoulder, but you’ll look so cool!
- Remember, you don’t want to look too young. But you also don’t want to look too old. You want your coworkers & friends to compliment your outfits, but you don’t want to seem like you care a lot about your looks. You want to put effort into your style, but no one should be able to tell. But also who cares? You do you! …as long as it can’t offend anyone else or draw too much attention. It’s easy!
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Despite feeling more tired than usual this week because ugh, it’s Daylight Saving Time again, I made it through the week alive. Here’s some proof:
- I FINALLY saw Get Out. Yes, it’s that good. Yes, you should see it in the theater. As someone who has recently come around to horror movies, this was a perfect blend of social commentary and horror movie tropes. It’s entirely modern & classic. If you’ve seen it, I recommend getting some deeper podcast perspective: No, Totally and Black Girl Nerds.
- Speaking of diverse voices in film: Rebecca Theodore on Diversity & Inclusion in Film Criticism.
- I’m reading Papergirls & I love it. It’s written by Brian K. Vaughan who also writes my favorite graphic novel, Saga, plus it’s basically the answer to, “What if ANY of the many stories I grew up with as a kid in the ’80s about an unexpected group of children saving the day were about girls?”
Have a good weekend!
I’ve been re-watching Buffy on Netflix. I’m on season 5 now, or “The season where Buffy, again, proves she can still be even more awesome.” I really like Buffy.
Some alternate show titles I think are pretty accurate:
- Giles Getting Knocked Out A Lot
- Powerful Woman Puts Up With Everyone’s Incompetence
- Teenage Girls Have Been Changing The World For Centuries
- Yes, We Know The First Season Is Ridiculously Bad But Trust Us, It Gets Better
- Don’t Get Too Attached To Angel…
- If Buffy Is Not Your Favorite Character, What Are You Doing With Your Life?
- Men Not Listening To Buffy For No Good Reason
- Get Ready To Have Complicated Feelings About A Vampire Named Spike