There should be a name for that stretch of N 6th between Wythe and Berry (home to The Cove and SEA). Jerseyburg? The Northside Shore? Hell?
Your writing is hilarious!
…But you’re not as funny in person. Isn’t that weird?” —I got a great compliment last night.
Regarding this, part of the reason some women write about their personal lives instead of Other Things might be money. Right now—as opposed to Joan Didion’s heyday—there are a lot more freelancers and a lot fewer publications willing to pay writers to investigate Other Things. If you’re submitting freelance pieces to places that don’t pay much to begin with—well, what’s cheaper than writing about your personal life? You’ve already done all the research and reporting!
Market wine to men who feel uncomfortable drinking wine. Call it: Brosé.