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KGB Reading: "Emails I Wish I'd Received In Advance From Men I've Recently Dated"
This video captures a reading at KGB Bar from Stacey's in-progress book of personal essays about her failed dating adventures in New York City. In an excerpt from a series titled, "Emails I Wish I'd Received In Advance From Men I've Recently Dated," Stacey receives notes to her imaginary inbox that could lend her a chance to avoid everything from having sex to the same Incubus song on repeat for 30 minutes, to dating a man who legally adds an extra consonant to his name for artistic credibility.
Originally published on The Hairpin, this piece expands on Tufts' 2013-2014 supplementary essay prompt, "What does #YOLO mean to you," by showcasing a range of college admissions essay questions Tufts should have asked student applicants. "Discuss a time when you have been told you cannot haz something." "Which of your mediocre talents are you going to post to the internet this weekend, and why?" Don't be afraid to add hastags where appropriate, kids; they just might get you into the school of your dreams.
This colorful re-invention of the popular 90's game M.A.S.H. updates everyone's favorite pre-teen fortune-telling exercise for the modern New York City woman. Will your husband be a marketeer or a puppeteer? Who will be your one-time celebrity fuck-pass? Where will your shrink practice? Only the magical powers of gel pens on notebook paper will reveal your future. Originally published on The Hairpin.
After their Grammy win in 2013, The Civil Wars became all but a household name. This review catches them just on the edge of stardom in a performance at IFC's home base, The Crossroads House, during South By Southwest (SXSW) 2011. Get to know the striking duo as they lay out their leaping vocals, melancholy melodies and surprising sense of humor for the first time on an Austin stage.
Even for a seasoned wordsmith, writing about yourself and your business can be an intimidating prospect. This piece, one of many marketing posts written for the crafting marketplace, Etsy's, popular blog, provides the site's sellers with tips on creating an engaging, insightful picture of who they are and what they do.
Meet Rich Juzwiak, pop culture blogger, before his days as one of Gawker's most reliable critics and commentators. Digging into his motivation for covering subjects like The Jersey Shore and America's Next Top Model, this piece probes into one of the minds that has changed the way we write for the Internet today, revealing both the rewards and drawbacks associated with making a career out of things you most love.
Founded by Stacey, who also serves as the company's Chief Advisor, CEA has been helping students gain admission to the colleges of their choice for over a decade. Find out more about how CEA helps students make an impact with the admissions boards at the nation's top academic institutions.