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Nice To Meet You, I’m A Slut: Monogamy, Is It Dead Yet?

Had you asked me this question three months ago I’d have answered vehemently with a definitive: “YES.”  Because why would I – a young, beautiful 21 year old in her prime – limit myself to one partner?! The notion seemed ridiculous. As I’ve mentioned in previous pieces, at secondary school I was a serial monogamist. Read More…

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Boyhood before ‘Boyhood’: The juvenile delinquent and Francois Truffaut’s ‘The 400 Blows’

For this column, despite my dependence on it for the title, I did not re-watch Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’, I do not want to watch that shit again. I’m sorry to its six Academy Award nominations, to its 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, to its $57 million box office, but I just don’t like it. My distaste Read More…

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How to Break your New Year’s Resolutions (and not feel guilty at all)

Exercise more. Spend less. Eat better. Drink less alcohol.   Meet all my deadlines, turn up to all my tutorials and classes, maintain a socially-acceptable sleep schedule, pick up a new hobby, have a better social life, travel the world, start yoga, become fluent in five foreign languages and just generally become: A Better Person. Read More…