“The Audacity of Lena Dunham, and Her Admirable Commitment to Making Us Look At Her Naked” by Lesley at xoJane.com

As a culture, we have at some point lost the knack for being able to see diversity of shape and form as anything other than a series of mistakes that need to be edited in Photoshop.

“Hello Laptop, My Old Friend” by Nathan Heller

We like to think we make progress, but, in the end, perhaps we only change.

“Roots and Leaves” by Justine Kao

I would have liked to say that I have tried to reclaim those stories just as Chiang Kai Shek tried to reclaim the Middle Kingdom. But the truth is that before a certain age you think the only stories that have anything to do with you are the stories you create, and it is not until you start losing them that you realize the only stories you own are those that created you.

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