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Jillian Anthony is a California girl in New York—writing, reading, seeing, eating, drinking, and obsessing about things.

March 21, 2014 at 10:52am
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Lumpy Drag Race Pt. 2

DYING A MILLION TIMES. Thank you so damn much, whatever Adventure Time/RuPaul’s Drag Race fan made this…

March 20, 2014 at 9:48pm
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Maybe one of the funniest Billy on the Street clips ever. Watch CASH COW with Lena Dunham, the return of fan favorite ELENA and a cow. It’s insane. 

Billy Eichner, light of my life, fire of my loins. 

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March 19, 2014 at 1:32am
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March 18, 2014 at 11:46pm
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Anybody else been binge watching Pokemon on Netflix?

I love that half of every episode is literally taken up by the opening credits, the Team Rocket theme song, and the Pokerap. And the other half is emotional reaction shots with large sweat drops coming off of foreheads. 

Also, I started my UCB 201 improv class today and used the Cerulean City Pokemon gym as a location and everybody started nerding out over it. 

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Labels can be cruel.

Labels can be cruel.

March 17, 2014 at 5:00pm
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Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney →

A beautiful story of a blossoming son.€

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We love Solange Knowles’ shoot with Harper’s Bazaar.

After the breakup she relocated to L.A. with Julez, and recorded a more adventurous second album, Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams. Filled with eclectic R&B, Motown, and blues influences and an equally diverse crew of collaborators including Cee-Lo Green, Pharrell Williams, and Mark Ronson, the record earned nearly unanimous critical praise, and even broke the Top 10 on the Billboard 200. Its success signaled the arrival of a new, liberated Knowles. 

Peep the entire interview HERE.

Solange will always be better than her sister in my book. Girlfriend for life.

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He can get it.

He can get it.

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Anonymous asked: Hey Cord, I'm a freelance writer transitioning from safe, sterile marketing copy into the more editorial, opinionated, long-form side of things. I know I'll channel a lot of my own perspective into the words I write, and I realize I'll probably incite anger or irritation somewhere along the way. I love your writing and share most of your viewpoints, so I'm wondering: how do you deal with it when you've seriously pissed people off? Is there a phrase or mindset that brings you back to center?


I can’t believe I’m about to quote fucking Ricky Gervais, but here is an important thing to remember if you’re going to start putting your opinions on the internet for money: “Just because you’re offended doesn’t mean you’re in the right.”

One of the most frustrating things about writing for the internet is how often you’re exposed to the fact that the Default Demeanor Setting online seems to be seething outrage. Depending on the topics you choose to discuss, I imagine you’ll find pretty quickly that there are entire groups of people reading things in bad faith seemingly in order to get angry about what they just read and gin up fury in the comments section or on Twitter. You need to let that stuff slide off your back, which is very hard to do, especially when you’re just starting out and especially when the attacks become personal (I’ve had people question my authenticity because of the lightness of my skin and say that they bet I don’t have any black friends). “Wow, maybe I am an awful piece of shit,” you may start to think to yourself. In those times remember: Just because someone is mad at you doesn’t mean you’ve done something wrong.

Things get even more difficult when sometimes, amid all the anger, there will be someone who actually has a very good and rational dissenting opinion about what you’ve written. Figuring out how to distinguish between the lunatics who just want to scream at you and the people who want to talk to you and improve your worldview to make the world better can sometimes be hard when sifting through the comments on a piece, particularly because getting yelled at by a lot of strangers can make you hypersensitive and temporarily unable to think clearly. There’s no perfect way to go about this, but my friend and former colleague Ann Friedman devised a handy chart that may help. Another quick rule of thumb is this: Whenever someone who disagrees with me writes me an email or calls me on the phone, I always see that as an act done in better faith than a person delivering 10 points of contention at me via 140-character bits on Twitter, making sure to put a period in front of my name so that everyone can see that they disagree with me. (To be fair, there are a lot of people I respect and think are smart who use Twitter as a debate forum, but I just can’t fathom ever doing that and not feeling indulgent/embarrassed.)

Anyway, one way to avoid a lot of this headache is to keep in mind that you don’t have to have an opinion about things, even major news stories. I know it sounds crazy, but you really don’t. In a world in which rapid content production has become the name of the game, churning out opinions about everything in culture is now some people’s meal ticket, which has led to a lot of half-baked op-eds that look very silly in retrospect—I know this because I’ve written some myself, and they’re always regrettable. If you don’t really care about something, or if you don’t feel comfortable writing about it, don’t write about it, because if you do you’re going to feel foolish when the internet shows you just how many people care very deeply about this opinion you formulated 15 minutes before sitting down to write it out.

Good luck, friend. Freelancing is hard. I hope you do great.

Wise words from the great Cord Jefferson

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Your 20s are not just for misery, you should all be having a better time. And you can fucking tweet that all over the place.


My mother, folks. (via emchughes)

Update: I just showed my mom that I tweeted this quote and that a bunch of people faved it and she responded, “Maybe some people your age will go out tonight and have a better time, take a risk and wind up happier. My work here is done.”

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Here’s to all the goddess mothers out there, but especially mine who doesn’t want me to work in the “atmosphere” of a bar but fully supports the reasoning behind it, that being that I should be having a better time in my 20s and be happy.  

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