What We Love
Sometimes you need to dig your feet in the sand on your beach vacation and nearly burst from hysterical peals of laughter while you read about someone else’s often-hilarious, sometimes preposterous life. Samantha Irby takes self-deprecating to another level. She lets us disappear into her absurd, heartfelt, and occasionally heartbreaking life, and we love her for it.
Very quietly, the Tina Fey-produced Netflix show starring Ellie Kemper and Tituss Burgess has consistently nailed the sweetness/satire bullseye. When you just want to forget all of your real problems, you can drop into Kimmy and Tituss’s fake ones, in a world that’s weirdly compelling and often hilarious.
Maybe I’m biased because I know all the thought and care that goes into every bead on each sandal, but I am so glad the weather is hot so I can wear my gorgeous, handmade Wazi shoes. The fact that a portion of the proceeds supports nursing scholarships in East Africa makes me happy every time I slip them on.
Real Woman Happenings
Sports writer Dana O’Neil was a Villanova basketball beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News for almost a decade before moving to ESPN in 2009. So, when the team hit a buzzer-beater to win the championship in 2016 after a 31-year drought, she seized the moment.Read More
Almost three decades ago, Lisa Bieber David spent her first summer at Camp Harlam in the Poconos. Now, as the camp’s first female director, she says the overnight camp experience is needed more than ever to give kids the chance to unplug and make lasting connections.Read More