The TueDo List: Retro Roller Skating + Margit’s Milestone

Plus the Black girl's guide to menopause


📖 READ: I feel great about my neck. Gen X to Gen Y: Margit’s advice for recent graduates. Sending my son out of America to save us both. The audacity of Nope. I knew I could count on you Billy Idol.

👀 LOOK: Lorraine Hansberry’s lists. Retro roller skating at the TWA Hotel. 75 wild Cher outfits. ICYMI: Duran Duran’s performance at Billboard Music Awards.

🎧 LISTEN: New music from the Pet Shop Boys. Podcast inspo: Two Old Bitches and 70 Over 70

🤣 LOL: An open letter to sleep: We need to talk. Helen Mirren rapping. What age 40 will be like, according to one kid. Too-real tweets about Gen X.

🛒 ADD TO CART: New David Bowie album with 21 unreleased songs. A Joan Jett t-shirt for a good cause. Anything called party pants.


STORY: Ovarian Rhapsody 5 Years Later: On Surviving Cancer — and a Pandemic

By Margit Detweiler

“I’m one of those pandemic-busy types — I had to stay productive and occupied, and writing is too much of a deep dive, a pause, an opening. I worry if I open too much I will fall right down deep in that hole. But here I am. Let’s fall.”

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TueNight 10: Omisade Burney-Scott

Omisade Burney-Scott wears many hats as the creator and curator of The Black Girl’s Guide to Surviving Menopause.

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FOR MEMBERS: Hear Stories from our Storytelling Class

It’s the last night of our TueNighter “Art of Storytelling” course — even if you haven’t been participating (which members can always go back and watch), you won’t want to miss our final class as we share stories, spin a few yarns, tell tales. 

Tonight at 7pm Eastern / 4pm Pacific.

Join Us!

Have a great week, TueNighters!