Getting older wasn’t about checking off items on a list; it was about reevaluating my life and what I wanted it to look like as I went along. More than anything else, it was about accepting who I am instead of mourning who I thought I was supposed to be.
Reading a trashy celebrity memoir is like sitting down to a glorious buffet of sparking wine (not quite champagne, sorry) and your favorite packaged snack cakes with a chatty acquaintance who you can’t quite believe is telling you all of this...
I was finally living somewhere that was big and interesting and important enough to reflect back to me in popular culture!
Karaoke is a team sport; your audience is just as important as your performance. If this weren’t the case, we’d all just be singing into hairbrushes in the privacy of our own bathrooms.
I just finished watching Stranger Things, and I, like everyone else, fixated on Barb, her righteously rolling eyes, taking no nonsense behind those giant glasses.
There is nothing I love more than canceled plans.
In 1983, I was seven years old and already addicted to music and crushes in a way that would define and distract me forever.
Throughout all the phases of my life, there’s always been a Golden Girl to guide me along the way.
"I’m always going to love driving around and listening to the radio, hoping for good stuff, getting a mixed bag, waiting waiting waiting for my song..."
Karen Corday concludes her tale of "Sassy" obsession by interviewing her friend Carrie, who actually WAS a finalist to be the Sassiest Girl in America....
We are Karen Corday and Sara Faith Alterman and we are so happy to Guest Dame for Sophie and Margaret this week.
Karen Corday on her relentless and awkward quest to be recognized by "Sassy" Magazine....
"I was obsessed with teenagers and wanted to be one more than anything, and from what I could tell, what teenage girls did was get boyfriends and make out with them, so that’s what I wanted to do..."