• Emma Margulies

    re-read, re-watch, re-listen

    a conversation

    March 24, 2016
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    This conversation has been edited for clarity and length and includes mild to moderate spoilers for “Gilmore Girls,” “Titanic,” “Love Actually,” and “Inside Out.” Amy Andrews, managing editor of Online: Today I want to talk about this idea I’ve been calling “repeatability”—that is, re-watching movies or TV shows, re-reading books, re-listening to music, etc. To […]

    how to lose weight in 10 easy steps

    meditations on measurement

    March 10, 2016
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    00. This  is apparently how counting starts. I don’t make the rules. Maybe the “double zero” jean size was invented because negative numbers on tags might tell women that we can or should take up negative space in the universe, which is to say that instead of displacing air with our bodies, we can or […]

    study music

    soundtracks that will make you smart

    March 3, 2016
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    At some point in college, you probably figured out that you really suck at studying. If you’re lucky, this happened early on, in Freshman year when you were “working with friends” in a Keeney lounge. If you’re less lucky, you’ll figure it out in your senior year, on the night you take Adderall to crank […]

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    on the closing of allegiance

    February 18, 2016
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    By the time you read this, the Broadway production of “Allegiance” will have already closed. The musical had a short run on Broadway—it started previews on October 6, 2015, and only opened officially on November 8. I saw the show in December, after hearing about it for the years it was in the making. I […]

    The Tell-tale Tweet

    how nine words erected one direction’s gay empire

    February 11, 2016
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     “Always in my heart @Harry_Styles. Yours sincerely, Louis.” With over 1.85 million retweets, the above words constitute the second most shared tweet in the history of Twitter. Sent from Louis Tomlinson, eldest member of English-Irish boy band One Direction, to bandmate Harry Styles, the message is a rallying cry for a subset of 1D fans who […]