thealbinorino2 asked: When did you know you truly wanted to become a comedian?
lucidwalls asked: Hey Kate, I discovered you and your a blog a little while back now, and absolutely fell in love (I tweeted you about it, you probably lost it in your millions of fangirl's tweets) the thing is, I need help, I feel a little lost and stuck, as if I'm going through life as everyone else wants me to and I want to do something different but I'm scared, can you help? You're wise and...
I am devastated today. I am a born and raised Massachusetts native, and grew up outside Boston. I am grieving for my city today, as we all are. But I feel hope today, too. Patriots’ Day is a special day in Boston. It’s the day I’m always most homesick for my hometown. It’s a state holiday - schools are closed and banks close early. There is no mail delivery. This is so...
classicajays: Since today is International Women’s Day, I thought I’d post this for you all. This is from season 35 of Saturday Night Live, Will Forte does the “Women’s Herstory” song. Happy International Women’s Day! Good job women! The fact that Will Forte is not the most famous person on earth is a deep shame.
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anthonyking: I’ve already written about this “should UCBT pay its performers?” debate. I even “discussed” the issue with Jason Zinoman on Twitter before he wrote his NY Times article. And many other people have written wonderful defenses of the UCBT model. Personally, I think comparing UCBT…
Hey internet, Thanks a mill for the really lovely and kind words (and reblogs and RTs) regarding my post on Girls, Lena Dunham and my years of body image issues. Thanks also to The Daily Beast and HuffPost Women for republishing. I appreciate being a part of the conversation. — KS
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gibblertron: There’s a guy in my neighborhood who dresses like Jesus Christ. He walks around Fountain, in Hollywood, just doin’ his thing - petting dogs and saying “hi” to everyone. Jesus My Neighbor, and most of the people in L.A., are pretty great. I’m super lucky to know a lot of smart, kind, weird and…
On Seeing Lena Dunham Naked
When I was 10 years old, some moms in my fifth grade class organized an end of the year pool party for our entire grade. It was one of the first times I can recall being sent into a tailspin of anxiety for weeks, because it meant I had to wear a bathing suit in front of my classmates. After many sleepless nights agonizing and envisioning endless mocking and scrutiny, I opted for a giant t-shirt...
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mattfisher: leilacohanmiccio: elisabethdonnelly: This is the most delightful news of the day! I SUPPORT THIS. This is our Montgomery Bus Boycott. “I’M IN LOVE WITH MASSACHUSETTS!”
Tunas originally brought Kate Spencer to the Monterey Bay, the whales made her...– The first line from the bio of the Kate Spencer who owns katespencer.com.
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As far as paid maternity leave—it barely exists in this country. Let me say that...– Jaclyn Day: The Things About Parenting We Don’t Talk About Just because I’m not a parent doesn’t mean this isn’t important. (via fullcredit) Another thing we should talk about is how the maternity leave women are given - paid or unpaid - is not nearly long enough, for mother, partner or baby.
Imagine a serial drama with fingernail-biting suspense, high-stakes romance, a...– How ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Reinvented the Slasher (via amandalynferri)
Q: Are you going to write a book or something? I don’t know if that’s your...– Kristen Stewart: Not just “the ‘Twilight’ girl” (via theawl)
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daveholmes: This can’t get reposted enough times. huffingtonpost: Find out how the area’s nonprofits are getting involved in the relief effort and how you can help: Sandy Hook School Support Fund United Way, a global nonprofit that works to improve families and individuals’ education, income stability and health, has set up the Sandy Hook School Support Fund through its Western Connecticut...
bestrooftalkever: Just because you can hear someone’s name on the news and then you can search it on Facebook does not mean that is the same person.