adulthood

Stop Trying So Hard to Have a Hobby

Being an adult is the stupidest thing I’ve ever done. I had a whole bunch of awesome hobbies when I was a teenager — playing…

‘Funny People’ Depicts a Comedy World That No Longer Exists

About midway through Funny People, a comedy about comedians, George Simmons is giving a toast at a Thanksgiving dinner that’s being held at the apartment…

Grocery Shopping on Sunday Is the Most Extreme Part of Adulthood

Buying groceries? In this economy? Many of us, I’m sure, would rather not. Even if you’re super-excited to give that new recipe from your favorite…

In Praise of the Female Dirtbag

There’s this scene I keep thinking about in the second season of Fleabag, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s masterfully acerbic BBC comedy about a single, early 30s, unnamed…