Weâ€™ve all had serious suspicions aboutÂ LordeÂ actually being 500 years old and keeping herself looking young by bathing in the blood ofÂ all the fellow pop starsÂ whoâ€™ve criticized her, right? Call her a vampire (we have), call her a witch, call her a Kris Jenner. Whatever she is, it canâ€™t be human and it canâ€™t be 17 years old. Sheâ€™s simplyÂ too wiseÂ and too talented and frankly too terrifying. I wouldnâ€™t blame you if you kept a clove of garlic in your pocket at all times just in case you crossed paths with her. More
So, I went to see Beautiful Creatures yesterday, and thought, “how great. A whole new generation of pre-teen girls are going to get absorbed into Wicca, and not just because they watch Buffy and The Craft compulsively.”
I did that. The Wicca thing. For about a year when I was thirteen. As I recall it consisted of me writing spells – which are really just poems, with a point – and lighting a whole bunch of candles. Fortunately, nothing bad happened as a result of this. Then a year later I discovered Ayn Rand, and that took up the next three months. Some good things that came out of that. Wicca. Nothing good came out Ayn Rand. Namely: More
As a young child, I was what people might call precocious. As a teenager, I was terrifying. More
And not just because of her terrifyingly spray toned abs. More
She has lovely teeth, which is not a hint.
Remember when you were a teenager, and you would leave the house with your skirt one length and show up for school with it three inches shorter?
Me too. More
Last week we observed “I Regret Everything Week” at TheGloss, where contributors shared their greatest regrets. In case you couldn’t get enough, here’s one more. More
A lot! As always, names of those surveyed have been changed. And let us know how often you’re faking in the poll. More