Stuck in a Funky Rut

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Until today, I had written exactly one blog post in the last three months. Why? Because I was summering at our estate on Lake Como, having  dinner parties with George Clooney and eating pizza and pasta and red wine at every meal, which, in Italy, is actually considered perfectly healthy and causes you to lose […]

Overly Obvious But Still Necessary Tips to Landing an Internship

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

I’ve now been through the internship hiring process four times and have noticed the same trends keep popping up. Despite all the career training and resources offered, some students still seem totally unprepared for the interview or even the application process. And others completely shine. So in the interest of saving everyone a little time and […]

What Julia Sugarbaker Taught Us About Writing

Sunday, April 11th, 2010

I was so sad to wake up this morning to the news of Dixie Carter’s death. I loved watching her on Designing Women when I was a kid–I even went through a phase where I was sure I’d be an interior designer. Her portrayal of a sophisticated, intelligent and feisty Southern woman was hilarious and […]

Obsessing Over Esquire’s Brilliant Roger Ebert Profile

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Every once in awhile a piece of journalism just grabs hold of you, sinks its teeth in and takes over your soul. And I mean that in the best way possible. I read Chris Jones’s Esquire magazine profile of Roger Ebert last week, and I still can’t shake it. It was moving, fascinating, funny and […]

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