📖 READ: Jagged Little Pill, jagged little me. Why we make grunting noises every time we sit/stand/bend over. A 60-year-old Twitter addict realizes she needs rehab. 25% of the world’s population: Women over 40.
🤣 LOL: “We’re Gen X, and you have no video evidence of anything we did in college, high school, elementary school, or junior high. We are traceless.”
🛒 ADD TO CART: Jessica Hopper’s The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic, revised and expanded, with a foreword by Samantha Irby.
Friday: Florence Pugh and Scarlett Johansson in Marvel’s Black Widow. (Disney+)
Sunday: The White Lotus with Connie Britton. Think Fantasy Island, but satire. (HBO)
NEW: The Adventure Issue
It’s time to get out of the house, people. So this month we’re traversing 17-mile bridges (and tunnels), getting vulnerable in our new relationships, and taking some well-earned time off from all that.
Margit crosses a bridge to everywhere and takes a few mini, summer jaunts.
Tracey Lynn Lloyd reveals a long-held secret to a newfound lover.
Travel writer Pavia Rosati recommends some close-to-home adventures.
And Dori Fern plans a midlife gap year.
OBSESSED: TikTok Food Challenges
By Liz Thompson
“One of the many things I love about TikTok is watching folks participate in incredibly weird food trends and challenges. I was scrolling through TikTok right before bed one night (as you do) and spent the next hour (or five) obsessing over quirky food combos; I just HAD to try them.”
TEA: Theo Kogan + Jeanne Fury
Margit chats with original riot grrrl, Theo Kogan of The Lunachicks, and music journalist, Jeanne Fury (Rolling Stone), about their new book, Fallopian Rhapsody: The Story of the Lunachicks. This event is free to everyone, but you’ll need to register first.
A selection of great stories and listens from other “grown-ass lady” sites
Midlife Mixtape: Ep 100: Centennial Celebration
The Woolfer: Something You Love
Have a sporty and posh week, TueNighters!