Writing

Harper’s Bazaar

How Therapy-Speak Became the Love Language of the Modern Workplace

In an era of worsening mental health, we’ve evolved new ways to talk about our feelings at work.

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The Guardian

The Simple Trick That Can Sabotage Your Critical Thinking

Influencers and politicians use snappy cliches to get you on side – but you can fight fire with fire

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Esquire

Is Doomslang Making Us All Numb?

Dystopian jargon (like “dumpster fire” and “doomscroll”) is taking over the way we talk. But the constant conjuring of End Times is having surprising, unintended consequences.

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NYTimes.com

Can You Guess These 10 Wacky Words From the Scripps Spelling Bee?

From nonsense terms to 20th-century slang, these words from past Scripps Bee competitions or training lists will test your pop cultural knowledge, Latin chops, and spelling skills.

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Cosmopolitan.com

Influencer Witches of Instagram

Meet the mystical millennials who are spellbinding the internet.

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MarieClaire.com

What It’s Like to Die Online

Chronically ill women are turning to YouTube to share their lives-and deaths.

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Cosmopolitan.com

A Toxic Relationship Is Just a Cult of One

According to the author of the new book Cultish, all you need to know to understand followers of groups like QAnon and Heaven’s Gate is what it feels like to fall in love…

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MarieClaire.com

Your Favorite Influencers Aren’t Writing Their Own Content-These Women Are

Ghostwriting for social media stars is the secret new Millennial It-career.

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Who What Wear

Jane Fonda Cordially Invites You to Come Get Arrested

The 82-year-old climate activist says, “There’s hope”-if we follow her lead.

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Who What Wear

Chloë Grace Moretz on Fashion, Feminism, and the Future of Her Career

I’m trying not to spill cold brew on the rainbow of expensive garments currently hanging like fresh fruits from an iron rack at a loft in Downtown Los Angeles when Chloë Grace Moretz arrives for her photo shoot, right on time, wearing a sundress spattered with cherries.

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Who What Wear

Welcome to Shailene Woodley’s Saturn Return

“Despite how externally positive I might have been, I was internally at war with myself throughout a lot of my 20s.”

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Who What Wear

Chloë Sevigny on Flirting, Female Power, and Being a Freak Before It Was Cool

“I just feel like every time I come to Hollywood, I’m dressed like a weirdo,” Chloë Sevigny says matter-of-factly. We’re lounging around a glass coffee table in a hotel suite at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills: me, Sevigny, and Kristen Stewart, her co-star in the duo’s new film, Lizzie.

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Who What Wear

Maggie Rogers on New Fame and Finding Her Style Identity

“Just yesterday somebody told me that I was intimidating,” Maggie Rogers tells me, ambivalent chuckles bookending her statement. Rogers and I are on a transcontinental phone call discussing her new album, Heard It in a Past Life, which dropped in January this year, as well as the ever-swelling attention and tumult (and criticism) accompanying it.

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