Romeo and Rosaline: Moving On

“Did my heart love till now? forswear it, sight! For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.” ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet Romeo + Juliet (1996) is on HBO and The Great Gatsby comes out soon. If The Scarlet Letter were playing on FX this month, no high school senior would have any […]

The Slow Class, The Missing Road Map, & Other Convoluted Metaphors About My Twenties

In a recent conversation with a girlfriend, the subject turned to the HBO show Girls (as it usually does in 2013 when two 18 to 25-year-olds wander within earshot of one another). I told her it was starting to become a sad show, since all but one of the characters seemed to be flailing. The […]