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Abigail - Emerson

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LATEST ARTICLES WRITTEN
Aug 17, 2012

Finding Love in the Post-College World: Sex and the Unemployed [Friday Faves]

It sounds like a dream: lazing in bed until eleven, having sex in the middle of the day, scoping out your city’s best happy hours in the early evening with your man. This is the life of those unemployed and in a relationship.

Jan 30, 2009

Go, GoJane, Go! Trendy Shopping On The Web And On The Cheap

With the economy being what it is, I’ve found myself turning to the Internet more and more for both my...

Oct 12, 2008

These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ (and Dancing, and Partying…)

Fall and winter fashion is all about boots, and I don’t mean Uggs. Boots can update any outfit, from that...

Sep 26, 2008

The CollegeCandy Guide to Wine

After one too many plastic cups of Pabst Blue Ribbon, I’ve moved on to wine as my new drink of...

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Sep 7, 2008

Top 10 Websites for Shopping on the Cheap

Tell me if this sounds familiar: you’re relaxing in bed on a Sunday with a cup of coffee, coaxing the...

Important Lessons for The College Freshman

It’s September 2nd, which means we must tuck our bikinis back in their drawers, slather ourselves in aloe vera, and...

Pre-Party Songs To Get You In The Mood

There’s a party tonight that you’ve been dying to go to, but your energy level is way low. You can’t...

Aug 28, 2008

Your Guide To Wasting Time on the Internet

At 10 AM I had my morning cup of coffee and a bowl of oatmeal, read the day’s news on...

Aug 25, 2008

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Aug 9, 2008

Love in the Post-College World: Deadbeat Boyfriends –– A Guide

More women attend liberal arts colleges than men, women’s salaries continue to grow and, as Hillary Clinton said in a...

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Aug 2, 2008

Why “I Don’t Think Of You In That Way” Is So Damn Complicated

I have had, on multiple occasions, the uncomfortable conversation that always ends with the words “I don’t think of you...

Jul 22, 2008

How to Find an Apartment Where You’ll Enjoy Living and Won’t Get Stabbed

I seem to move more frequently than most. Even in high school I packed up and spent my summer months...

Jul 20, 2008

The Future’s So Bright, You Gotta Wear Expensive Shades

I read an article in The New York Times the other day about New York shoppers spending three or four...

Jul 20, 2008

Top 5 Technological Innovations That Made My Life Better

On the new iPhone you can call your friends, listen to the new Beck album, send emails, Google ex-boyfriends, and...

Jul 11, 2008

Moving Past Hillary and Onto Other Potentials VPs

Everyone is so busy talking about a Hillary Clinton VP spot they seem to be forgetting that there are a...

Jul 8, 2008

Finding Love in the Post-College World: Love Like Cookie Dough

“I always feared there was something wrong with me. You know, because I couldn’t make it [relationships] work. But maybe...

Jun 26, 2008

Finding Love in the Post-College World: Geek Love

Post-college geeks aren’t the same as in-college geeks. These aren’t hipster boys who wear horn-rimmed glasses or cardigans with elbow...

Jun 25, 2008

Adventures in Veganism: Day 7 – The End is Now

I, an avid meat and ice cream-eater, have been eating vegan for the past week as a George Plimpton-esque adventure....

Jun 23, 2008

Adventures in Veganism: Day 5

Welcome to day five of my week eating entirely vegan. No joke, this morning I woke up in a panic...

Jun 20, 2008

Adventures in Veganism: Day 6

I’m starting to get cranky. Welcome to day 6 of my week-long vegan eating adventure. Breakfast: Wheatabix cereal with soy...

Jun 20, 2008

Summer TV Totally Worth TiVo-ing

The three month long writer’s strike this winter left us cold, lonely, and without our favorite shows. The strike ended...

Jun 17, 2008

Adventures in Veganism: Day 4

Hello all, welcome to day 4 of my week-long vegan eating extravaganza. I can honestly say that I’m getting used...

Jun 16, 2008

Finding Love in the Post-College World: The Commons Versus the Common Experience

My first night back in Los Angeles, after a year of living in New York, I ended up at a...

Jun 15, 2008

Adventures in Veganism: Day 3

Welcome to day 3 of my week eating entirely vegan. Breakfast: Venti soy latte from Starbucks. I’m afraid of...

Jun 13, 2008

Adventures in Veganism: Day 2

Here begins day two of my week attempting to eat like a vegan: Breakfast: Oatmeal. Again. Lunch: My...

Jun 12, 2008

Finding Love in the Post-College World: Sex and the Unemployed

It sounds like a dream: lazing in bed until eleven, having sex in the middle of the day, scoping out...

Jun 12, 2008

Adventures in Veganism: Day 1

My favorite places to eat at in Los Angeles include In N’ Out for their double-double animal-style burgers and Bay...

Jun 8, 2008

The Morning After Bag

You pulled an all-nighter yesterday, and I’m not talking about the studying kind, and now it’s time for that dreaded...

Jun 4, 2008

You’ll Never Make it in This Town: Sex and The West Hollywood

Last Sunday night I found myself at Barney’s Beanery in West Hollywood. It was Memorial Day weekend, so the bar...

Jun 2, 2008

Finding Love in the Post-College World: Forging Friendships With the Opposite Sex

This column might be about finding love and relationships (or sometimes just a good lay), but there’s one more thing...

May 30, 2008

The Lloyd Dobler Factor

While talking to a good guy friend recently I said something about standing outside his bedroom window with a boom...

May 29, 2008

Kirsten Dunst to the Media: “f*ck Off, I’m Depressed!”

First it was Lindsay Lohan saying her rehab stint was due to exhaustion, then it was Eva Mendes supposedly going...

May 28, 2008

Finding Love in the Post-College World: The Age Problem

An older friend of mine once advised me that I should stick with my college boyfriend. I thought this was...

May 24, 2008

Can Joss Whedon Make “Dollhouse” Work?

I had to keep reminding myself that I trust Joss Whedon to make great television shows out of unpromising-sounding premises...