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The Unbearable Triteness of Being

Posted on 1st April 2015

A defense of normality, and sweatpants

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For some people, university is a debauched rumspringen, a dizzying four-year drug-and-alcohol fueled mission of self-discovery after finally escaping all the things holding them back. Parents, boyfriend, dubious career as an artist at Subway: all in the past. Finally, they think. Finally, I can be ME. ME: person with their very first tattoo; a person who sleeps three hours a night, with three people a week. An individual.

I was not that person. And you don’t have to be either.

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Dear Economy

Posted on 13th November 2011

Dear Economy,

2008 was a bad year for us. A staggering understatement, I think you’ll agree. But honey, I’m through with the bull – I understand you are, too. If we want to make this thing work, it’s time for us to talk.