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articles i wanted, but didn’t get a chance, to read this week: part 37

this week has been full of new adventure, one of which includes this awesome drawing tool i found (give yourself at least an hour to enjoy it fully). this weekend will bring on more adventures, including my first Seder. i’ll report back. until then, enjoy these reads that i’ve lovingly put together all week long. seriously, you get five days worth of attention this time. there’s even a bonus photo:


  1. expect to pay a little more for your downward dog - yoga studios in NYC might not be exempt from taxes anymore, WSJ
  2. should have seen this from a mile away (or 2.5) but the creator of tv’s most popular sitcom is pretty horribly misogynistic. more reasons to stop watching that heinous show, Jezebel
  3. the spelling test is going the way of the encyclopaedia too, Daily Tarheel (and we all remember what happened to the encyclopaedia, right?)
  4. people who work with people are the happiest people in the workforce, MediaBistro
  5. the most beautiful lady in all the Queen’s land speaks out on her plight, Daily Mail
  6. proving “those damn feminazis” really are against everything, Jezebel is now complaining about curing breast cancer
  7. Ryan Gosling saved another woman on the streets of new york this week. i’m jumping out the window after this to try my luck, Observer
  8. lovely lovely Ron Swanson Nick Offerman profiled in the LA Times
  9. speaking of lovely men, do you think you’ll ever get tired of RyGoz? Jezebel ponders
  10. paying for news placement in the orient, NYTimes. are we still allowed to call it “the orient”? were we ever? 
  11. director of many great movies goes back to school, poses with chair for Black Book…
  12. …but not before making one more movie about the travails of post-grads, CapitalNY
  13. a lady went to a concert alone, and lived to tell the tale, Date by Numbers
  14. just how did Ed2010 founder get her start? HerCampus
  15. today’s food businesses start big and grow bigger, Grub Street
  16. this lady chef left her job without saying goodbye. she said about 5,000 other words though, eggbeater
  17. a detailed account of what it’s like to meet President Obama, Business Insider
  18. Kelly Osborne has words to share on body image, Glamour
  19. Jen Doll puts together a list of some kick-ass young ladies, The Atlantic Wire
  20. the town that has seen one of the worst natural disasters ever in the history of our country is irritated at the term “hipster” - it’s getting bad, folks
  21. spring is here, Hairpin writers are in bloom


  1. this little boy did a really amazing skateboard thing for the first time ever in the whole world, LA Times
  2. this Japandroids song that Cubicle Radio partner Sammie Rubes sent me (are you following Cubicle Radio yet?), Pitchfork
  3. since New York, London and Paris are old news (like Mia Farrow), Woody Allen’s latest film is taking over Rome, Washington Post
  4. another trailer: there’s a movie coming out with Mark Wahlberg and a talking Ted-dy bear
  5. Maya Rudolph on her time as a waitress at Coffeeshop, Grub Street
  6. i love Mad Men and all but do writers really smell like pee? Stuff Journalists Like


  1. new shoes for spring please. ideas to get you started, Refinery 29
  2. The Glamourai keeps wearing this Alexa Leigh necklace. i’d rather like one too
  3. everything Joan has ever worn, as chronicled in this Vanity Fair slideshow
  4. still want this foldable bike, guys. still waiting on it. still
  5. ANYTHING ANYTHING FROM THIS ALL-SEQUIN WEBSITE - especially if it’s been featured on “Drag Race”
  6. a baby tiger duh. just to play with for an hour or so. i think it’d be a good cuddler, Ryanhatesthis
  7. after seeing his picture on Humans on New York (above), i really want a juice from Melvin’s Juice Box now, Village Voice
  8. an oxford shirt, please. especially the one here, Refinery 29
  9. and everything i need in this office essentials box. most especially the box, R29
  10. this necklace please. because it’s big and obnoxious and in my favorite color, Styleist
  11. finally, dinner at Mono+Mono. because who doesn’t love fried chicken?

(photo 1 via and photo 2 via)