Writing about the scene is hard, because at its best it comes off as nostalgic and a touch corny — and at its worst it’s pretentious and artificial. There’s an unavoidable arrogance in any piece of writing with the, intended or not, ‘We did it better’ theme. So instead of discussing why 90s-style punk is my ideal genre, or how spending years in mosh … Keep reading…

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I’m not one of those women you’d refer to as graceful. You might say goofy or clumsy, or perhaps loud. You wouldn’t be wrong in saying over-caffeinated or jumpy. I’ll happily accept silly any day, but graceful I could not. So I can assure you that I’m as much an expert as any in the following fields. Outfit seem familiar? We were … Keep reading…

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We went to see Jurassic World over the weekend, and all I could think of was one of my all-time favorite conversations with my mother: I was probably about fourteen, and we were sitting in her car talking about science. “With everything they can do now, I don’t understand why they haven’t cloned dinosaurs and stuff, like they did in Jurassic Park. They can … Keep reading…

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I was invited by Drizly and the Midwest Influencer Network to try this service and review it for you. Spoiler alert: It’s awesome. What defines a great weekend varies person to person. A friend of mine spends her free time hiking, while others like parties or shopping or shows. For me, a great weekend involves some serious relaxation — in loungewear, because bras … Keep reading…

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Hi, my name is Julia and I like lists of things I like. 1 \\ #VSSportTester Funny story: I was eating a 10″ chocolate long john when I found out I had been selected for the Influenster Victoria Secret Sport tester program. In case you’re wondering, that’s one hell of a wake-up call. Yeah, I finished the donut, I’m not an idiot, but … Keep reading…

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