I hope your week is going fabulously! Mine’s been full of food and friends, as usual. This picture was taken by our friend Sam on a bike ride we took over the weekend. I’m not saying this is the most flattering picture of me (when I do anything active, I look like Lena Dunham in that episode of Girls where she tried to run), but it does show some great people and a great view. I love living in Ohio.
What jealousy and bitterness can do for your comedy career. This advice is applicable to any writer or artist (or probably anyone in any career).
This Glamour slideshow shows a lot of awesome women who work on movies and TV shows. Plus, the HelloGiggles cofounders are included!
This conversation between Roxane Gay and her mom (who was a stay at home mother) is fascinating, and a good counterpoint to those terrible, reductive articles we see all the time.
What’s the difference between chick-lit and literary fiction? Jennifer Weiner has some thoughts.
How to go running and not wish you were you dead the entire time. I’m not quite there yet, but maybe someday?
I’ve been really into Top of the Lake this week, and since it’s only 7 episodes, I’m almost done! Go watch it all RIGHT NOW! You can watch the trailer here, but just know that it makes it look a lot more fast-paced (and also less upsetting!) than it really is.