Alejandra Aponte

"The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue." –Dorothy Parker

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Choosy Suzy

It’s getting sort of ridiculous. The amount of books, I mean. For those who don’t know (and possibly probably don’t care): I am currently in the process of packing all of my things, as I’m moving to a rather large city on the East coast early next year. For me, the worst part about moving isn’t my clothes, or my shoes (though they come in a pretty close second–apparently I

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Elementary, my dear Emily (Post)

So I’m back in LA after spending the last two weeks in New York. There was a side trip to Boston, too, to see my bestest friend. She’s in school right now, which meant four nights of restless sleep on industrial-grade college carpeting. On my last day, a Zen-like bolt behind the blue: dorm floor does not good back support make. My muscles wept all the way home on the

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Like, Whiteness

So apparently there’s all this brouhaha over the fact that some people–some messed up INSANE IN THE MEMBRANE people–are kinda upset (or perhaps confused, to use a euphemism) about something in the movie adaptation of The Hunger Games.  They’re confused over the fact that Rue (and several other characters, but I’m specifically talking Rue) was played by an African American girl. I suppose I could go on and on and on

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