QuestionThirty – Q30

Author - Lauren Sczudlo

What Is Love? (Not Just A Haddaway Song)

Paul and Q30 Cat Lady, sittin' in a tree--actually, sitting in a Romanian disco.

What is love? (Not just a Haddaway song) I was a serial monogamist addicted to falling in love, and yet I wondered if true love existed. In the last ten years, I’ve fallen for a science geek soccer star, southern historian, avant garde furniture-making trustafarian, unemployed alcoholic, and competitive skiing possum trapper, amongst other...

When Someone You Love Gets Sick

Dr. Ross, save my career next. I'll be a classier beard than Stacy Kiebler.

My mom might be sick. Why am I calm? My mom called yesterday afternoon in the midst of long, lazy polar vortex snow day spent with Poofy Face, Stinkatron, and Paul, to tell me she’d had her follow-up with a breast cancer specialist. Although the gyno and radiologist said she could wait six months to see if the new mass grows, the oncologist...

“Girls” Gives TV Critics Sandy Vaj

girls hannah marnie jessa

 Why should we watch the dislikable”Girls”? I dragged my body weight in emotional baggage to New York City in the fall 2005, along with two giant suitcases stuffed full of H&M baby-tees. With fresh wounds weeping after a break-up with my college sweetheart, I hunted for an affordable apartment in a neighborhood with artistic...