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The Post-Thirty Pregnancy Scare

The Post-Thirty Pregnancy Scare

[This essay first appeared at LadyClever.com.] “Did you think,” my boyfriend laughed, “that they’d think you came in to buy dish soap, but just decided to pick up a pregnancy test?” It was a valid point. But standing in line late that night at CVS, I couldn’t handle being that girl with a store brand box of pregnancy … Continue reading

#sorryimnotsorry: No, I Don’t Own A Fixie

#sorryimnotsorry: No, I Don’t Own A Fixie

[This essay was originally hosted at LadyClever.com] Counterculture king Joseph Gordon-Levitt makes everything look cool. And in the 2012 film Premium Rush, JoGo plays a bike messenger in bustling Manhattan, named Wilee. Other riders have a laugh at his expense because he’s nerdily fascinated with what’s colloquially known as his “fixie”: a fixed-gear, steel-frame bicycle … Continue reading