On fighting imposter syndrome and finding confident: “I have a lot of grit. I want to get in there. I’m going to get dirty. Things don’t become smooth unless there’s friction.” (Design Sponge)
What it means to be in digital media right now, and thoughts on the future: "The internet is like a giant tabloid, right? It’s so easy to let the flashy pictures and headlines draw your attention, not to push yourself out of your intellectual comfort zone..." (Man Repeller)
Lean out: "Perhaps it’s only fair that, as women like Sheryl Sandberg rise to power, they pay the price for failure. But why is everyone so ready to forgive the man who really runs Facebook?" (The New York Times)
Creating a minimalist holiday for your kids: "But my daughter is at an age where little plastic crap is exactly what she is drawn to. My solution to this is genius and simple: inherit other people's plastic crap!" (Mother)
Three Artists On The Expansion of Work, Creativity and Caregiving In A Pandemic
"Pandemic life changed my relationship with my studio back to what it had once been, not somewhere of guilt and stolen time but a sanctuary where I need to be to be my full self, and consequently the best parent and partner as well."
Mixed Emotions: Kay Brown on Finding Her Place as a Multi-Racial Millennial
“I think I would be considered somewhat of a white passing standard, but it diminishes the fact that I am still half black”
The Best Movies of 2018: " 2018 has been a banner year for movies, but you’d never know it from a trip to a local multiplex—or from a glimpse at the Oscarizables." (The New Yorker)
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