August 28, 2015
Party on, Wayne
interviewed Penelope Spheeris
, a fascinating woman who directed
Decline of Western Civilization
punk and metal documentaries. Here's a
about personal stagnation. I also wrote about how
equal pay is not the equality standard
I want to hold ourselves to. Plus! A
fun episode of the podcast
in which we discuss Drake and Serena, political scandals, appropriated slang, and Ivanka Trump, who has
Call Your Girlfriend.
Claudia Rankine on
. Margo Jefferson on
for single mothers and
. A tale of two schools in
, and the kids who
refuse to be tested
. How companies make money off of
lead-poisoned black people
for Katrina refugees. Europe's river of
." On having a baby and having cancer while
employed at Amazon
. Barely any women
used Ashley Madison
, but that doesn't mean
women don't cheat
. The lives of
. How to
. Stop "
." On entering
as an artist.
to check out. The novels of
Simone de Beauvoir
. I love
. I endorse
eating at the bar
and drinking with
, and why SpaceX will
never made it big. Pity the
learning to contour
The Least Important Meal of the Day Pie
Missed opportunities include: Not shouting out Smitten Kitchen; no meta pie joke.
More pie charts
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in
with Zadie Smith.
. What happens when you ask women to
tweet their experiences of the music industry
F R I D A Y
. They will be mine. Oh yes, they will be mine.
Sept 15, Los Angeles:
I'll be interviewing Rachel Hills about her new book,
The Sex Myth
, at Pages bookstore in Manhattan Beach.
Sept 28, the internet:
I'm doing an
AMA for ProductHunt
. Sign up for a reminder to send me your questions during this live chat next month.
"I love waking up Saturday mornings and reading your newsletter full of linky goodness while I'm still in bed." -Daphne Guerrero. I'm
"And just like that, @annfriedman ensures Friday will be awesome" -
Jennifer Abel Kovitz
. Raquel Welch in a space bikini is the best insurance.
"Forgot it was Friday until I got my @annfriedman newsletter. This moment is incredible because I now have a newsletter AND know it's Friday." -
Anneke van den Hof
. Friday time.
Forward it to someone foxy.