My Week in Review

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This is going to be a double edition of My Week in Review because last week I didn’t get a chance to write a post. And by that I mean last week was one of these guys ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

First things first, I finished up Ann Patchett’s Commonwealth this week and it was incredible. I want to write a real review later, but if you haven’t gotten it yet, I would definitely put it on your wish list for the holidays.

Roasted Delicata Squash with Turmeric

Zahav’s Hummus ‘Tehina’

The 70 Greatest Conspiracy Theories in Pop-Culture History

Do you want a smart home?

Okay yeah, but this is not cute

Public art in NYC!

A whole month’s worth of good music for us all!

Divorce Depicts Relatable Fantasy of Having an Affair With Jemaine from Flight of the Conchords

Um, this is a picture of Channing Tatum.

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Two belles and a beast

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Ask Polly: Should I Start Blogging Again?

Ask Polly: Why was This Vacation Such a Disaster?

If there is one article you should definitely read, let it be this one about being well-educated and stuck doing work for rich people.

This woman literally sells shower curtains and I love how she dresses

If I haven’t gushed about Another Round on my blog yet then let me do so now. THIS PODCAST IS THE BEST. This episode about drugs, addiction, and race was particularly fascinating.

 

Album of the Week:

In honor of Halloween last week

Image result for Rocky Horror album

 

So there you have it! An extra-large weekly round-up for your weekend!

 

Happy Reading!

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My Week in Review

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It was kind of a low reading week for me, but I did manage to finish The Clasp by Sloane Crosley which was okay ( like a 3/3.5), and I worked A TON.  Highlights from this week are from Ask Polly and Samantha Irby whose book, Meaty I finished last week and it was pretty great (like a 3.5/4)! Below is just a taste of the kind of writing that she does, but I’d also recommend checking out her blog bitchesgottaeat.blogspot.com.

What I read:

Ask Polly: How Do I Dump my Crappy Best Friend  NY Mag this. article. I am obsessed with Ask Polly and this exactly why. There were moments when  had to physically remove my face from my phone because Polly was getting it too right.

Here’s How to Use a Bullet Journal for Better Mental Health  Buzzfeed

My Teen Boys are Blind to Rape Culture  The Washington Post

Both of these articles by Samantha Irby

 

Album of the week

Happy reading!