In an effort to make my online presence as a writer a bit more cohesive, I will be taking pieces of mine published on various platforms and adding them to my LipLiner portfolio. Next up is a piece originally published for Obsessee in March 2017-- "How I Survived Not Going to the College of My Choice*". Enjoy! When you’re young … Continue reading when the college you chose doesn’t choose you
On Thursday, July 20th, John Mulaney put on his best suit (perhaps this time, coming straight from his Confirmation) and set out to "win his crowd" -- advice he told the audience of Port Chester, NY was prophetic knowledge bestowed unto him by Ray Lewis in 2013. Among other reactions to this enigma including going on … Continue reading “kid gorgeous” by john mulaney: a review
Last month I set out to Dover, Delaware for my first-ever music / camping festival, Firefly. This was unlike anything I've done before: the closest I had come to camping prior was sleeping in a tent in my backyard with some friends one night in high school. I'm pretty sure we all went inside when … Continue reading my (kind of late) firefly round-up pt. 1
Yesterday on Instagram (shameless LipLiner plug, oh well), I asked our followers to tell me the title of the best book they've read in the past year so I can keep my eye out for new picks to add to my "To Read" list. To show that I not only walk to walk, but ~talk the talk~ … Continue reading summer reads
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I'm assuming your choice to go to a concert alone was an intentional one. After all, you had the last seat in the row and the block of seats I was sitting in with my friends started right next to yours. My friend that sat next to you said that you were having a grand old … Continue reading to the girl who went to the john mayer concert alone (& why I admire her)
Leslie Knope was really onto something when she coined "Galentine's Day"— that is, celebrating female friendship on February 13th, the day before Valentine's Day, effectively placing a special emphasis on the important of platonic love. Leslie is a huge proponent of female unions, and watching her give her friends self portraits that she has made out … Continue reading throwing a galentine’s day celebration leslie knope would be proud of
This time of the year can often make people who aren't involved in romantic relationships feel like they're missing out on something. How can it not, when a lot of the media that we digest is central to the idea of who is dating whom, which person got kicked off The Bachelor this week, and the best … Continue reading online dating tips to help you navigate ~*cuffing season~
Christmas is in four days...the first night of Hanukkah is in three. Are you stressed yet? The general feel of the holiday season promotes an overall sense of joviality. And with your neighbors stringing lights and hanging wreaths, how could you not feel that? But, as life requires balance, the other side to this merriment is … Continue reading the lipliner’s quick guide to last-minute holiday parties
get yourself better acquainted with the recent grammy nominee by listening to just some of the songs he's been featured on.