Anything to Avoid Writing This Column

Starshine wrestles with fear and loathing (and procrastination) at the writer’s desk. Read story.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The Waiting Is the Hardest Part

Anticipating college acceptance letters brings out the CRAZY. Read story.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Voice-to-Voice with Sarah Koenig of ‘Serial’

Starshine talks with the host of the most popular podcast of all time. Read story.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Eff, Yeah! Swearing Finally Has Its Day

Starshine takes on taboo language and embraces her sailory side. Read story.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Alert! This Won’t Depress You

Starshine and friends share 20 ways to rise above all the bad news. Read story.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Few Smiles in ‘I Smile Back’

But moms may recognize the crazy in Sarah Silverman’s character. Read story.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

No One Cares About Your Hymen

Why revealing to daddy that you’re still a virgin on your wedding day is just plain wrong. Read story.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Best Commenters: My Awards Back Atcha

Our columnist reflects on those who reflect on her work.  Read story.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Stone Roshell: Lessons Learned from the Pit

It was the second night of the school play. Read story.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Yes, Baby, Yes! Affirmative Consent Is Hot

Here’s why new anti-assault policies on campuses are sexy as hell. Read story.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Love Makes You Fat. Here’s Proof.

Our columnist explains why married people are heavier than singles. Read story.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Tattooing My Teen in Vegas

Why I arranged a trip to Nevada so my 16-year-old could permanently ink his arm. Read story.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Click, Cluck Goes the Online Shame Game

Who'll be humiliated next? Is it you? Read story.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Tongs for Nothing: My (Latest) Parenting Failure

Our columnist’s last-minute lessons for out-the-door teens. Read story.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Can Transgender Folks Futz with Pronouns?

Our columnist wrestles with requests for non-binary, ungrammatical words. Read story.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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