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What Your Favorite Book In Sixth Grade Says About You, Part II

What Your Favorite Book In Sixth Grade Says About You, Part II

Previously: Part I.

Goosebumps (any title): The “tomboy” label stuck with you years after you felt that you’d grown out of it. It didn’t matter how you dressed or how you wore your hair or how quiet and low you pitched your voice; girls never told you their secret crushes and boys never bothered to tease you in the hallways. You wore dozens of thin leather bracelets on each wrist every single day. More »

Les Misérables: French Revolutions, In Order

Les Misérables: French Revolutions, In Order

If you’re anything like me, all this talk about the Les Mis movie, with its glancing attentions to the Paris Uprising of 1832, has reignited your long-dormant interest in French military history (I assume you’re already all talked out on Anne Hathaway’s weight loss and Russell Crowe’s singing voice). Between 1789 and 1905 the French tried to have a revolution at least once a year, to keep things fresh. Here are a few of the best ones. More »

The Annotated Dr. Bronner’s Label, Part IV

The Annotated Dr. Bronner's Label, Part IV

It’s a little hard to believe it’s already been four weeks. The level on my giant Dr. Bronner’s pepperiment soap jug has barely diminished. I’ll miss this.

8th: The mark of the mature man is his ability to work brave, teaching all, every slave, how to replace coal-oil-gas-mineral-nuclear, unemployed-inflation, welfare-waste-war with Essene Birth-Control for very girl, Swiss 6000 year Universal Military Training UMT for full- employment, raising 1 trillion Israel-system trees, 2 million Dutch dikes, 3 Greek mirror- solars, 4 Hannibal windpower plants, 5 billion Amish-Amway-AT&T profitsharing jobs, 6 Milorganite plants, 76 million Planetemples teaching All-One-God-Faith, Austrian music, Babylon roof-gardens, California rain forests, China-bikes, Cartha-UMT, Catspaw sandals, compost tree, C02 bomber, the Moral ABC, cattle-lemon-Esperanto. More »

When You Change Your Mind

When You Change Your Mind

You’ll change your mind when you have one of your own.
You’ll change your mind when you get a little bit older.
You’ll change your mind when it happens to you someday.
You’ll change your mind when you just try it.
You’ll change your mind when you just try it one more time. More »

The Keeping It Real Index

The Keeping It Real Index

The world is a busy place, and you are almost certainly the type of woman too busy dry-laundering her business wigs and checking herself for signs of Lyme disease to keep tabs on who’s keeping it real and who isn’t. That’s why The Gloss has compiled this helpful index to remind you where everyone stands in terms of absolute realness. More »