Friday, October 25, 2013

The Life and Times of Lola Firmingham: Table of Contents - DRAFT

Introduction: Just a picture of a dog wearing a sweater

Chapter 1: Birth

Chapter 2: 14 Years of Piano lessons

Chapter 3: A bleeding-heart liberal at an All-Girls Catholic School

Chapter 4: Philosophy major/College radio dj: Rumblings of a proto-hipster

Chapter 5: That time I lived in a convent in the Vatican (Law School)

Chapter 6: Multivariate Analysis and Diet Pepsi Max (Graduate School)

Chapter 7: Living with comedians - New York Part 1

Chapter 8: The sights and smells of Philadelphia

Chapter 9: A bike without brakes - New York Part 2

Monday, October 21, 2013

not okay not okay not okay not okay not okay

The perils of falling asleep to spotify.

A few weeks ago I came home from the bar and wanted to listen to one, ONE, Selena Gomez song. Unfortunately, I fell asleep and spotify played the entire Selena Gomez collection. Top spotify artists for Lola? Selena Gomez now may or may not be in the top five.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Sunday, October 13, 2013


rihanna is arguably putting a feminist spin on the dude in a throne concept

damian marley and nas

beanie man



Saturday, October 12, 2013

Random thought on living in New York:

Sometimes it feels like we are one big focus group

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

hearts and stabs 10.8.13

- banksy in new york 
- peanut butter jelly and jalapeno sandwiches
- the tapering phase of marathon training
- bierkraft
- municipal elections
- crispy fall weather clothing options
- amazing new fragrance boutique that opened near my apt

- fall allergies
- government shutdown
- rabies
- pretentious elitist jerkbags
- the queue at the genius bar
- people who call it a "queue" instead of a "line"
- that one barista at the coffee shop with the perpetual sigh of contempt

Sunday, October 6, 2013

gentle reminder

this song about boners was #1 in 1998. and everyone was okay with that.