The TueDo List: 90s Style (Again!) + Career Change at 50 + Awk Summer 2021

And ukulele covers of Clash songs

THIS WEEK

📖 READ: Lea DeLaria walks into a dyke bar. The beauty of a “bulgy bit of belly.” When Mark Hamill is your first celebrity crush. Consider the wrinkle. Woman, priest, and Mars rover scientist. This is how we Juneteenth.

👀 LOOK: A look back at post-punk in New York clubs. 1980s club kid life in Manchester. “Should I Stay or Should I Go” — on ukuleles!

🎧 LISTEN: On Everything is Fine, an interview with the author of What Fresh Hell Is This?: Perimenopause, Menopause, Other Indignities, and You.

🤣 LOL:  Welcome to the summer of awkward! How to bounce back into your middle-aged life after an 18-year-old asks, “Who’s John Lennon?” 

🛒 ADD TO CART: Jewelry from the pronoun collection.

📺 STREAM


STORY: 5 Gen-X Style Staples I’m Never Giving Up

By Tamar Anitai

“My love language is the Delia’s catalog, my aesthetic is Blind Melon, and I have no problem looking like a 42-year-old Bee Girl.”

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TueNight 10: Keisha “TK” Dutes

TK Dutes learned about boundaries at a young age, is on her third pandemic hobby, and has the best metaphor for middle age we’ve heard so far.

Read Her TueNight 10


WORKSHOP: Change Careers After 50? Yup.

Nurse-turned-audio producer (NPR, Thirst Aid Kit, Hear to Slay), Keisha “TK” Dutes will break down practical tips and strategies she used to make the transition a success. If you’re a TueNighter this class is free; all others $15.

Register Here


Play it again, TueNighters!