Social class and homemade athleticism + I’m not an influencer + a mega-list of all the movement stuff I kinda like now.
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Dr. Jessie Wilkerson and I talked about Dolly + tattoos + the time Chic's Nile Rodgers dragged the white country superstar for appropriating disco.
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It's hard to rewrite the “Happy Birthday” song + stories I didn't tell in rewriting the Dolly narrative + my magic ratio for mainstream publishing.
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Cheers to good decisions + Big Boat Drama + The Vivian peer reviews my latest essay
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Reflecting on new money and old selves + readings on race and class in the South that aren't J.D. Vance in honor of the Amazon workers union drive.
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ODT: What are you proud of this week?Hey y’all. I am not often proud of myself. Sometimes I feel deep satisfaction but pride goes against my upbringing. The last seven years have be…
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In this world, you better know who is going to show up for you in a fight + some things I hope you will read when you get a chance.
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The limit of drag's radical subversion + a surprising heir to Dolly's throne
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An invitation to sign-up for our chat with Dr. Jessie Wilkerson and why I need this so badly.
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Questions for the first essaying Live!Dr. Jessie Wilkerson is our first essaying Live guest. Let’s show her a good time by having some fun questions for her, okay? If you haven’t had…
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Writing ledes that go where the train is going
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March events and an essaying live discussion
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