I’ll tell you right now, New Year’s Eve is a sucker’s bet. It’s good for only a few things: 99-cent-store noisemakers, wearing those glasses shaped like the year, kissing someone as the clock strikes 12, and dance parties in someone’s living room. This playlist I put together for you, my bestest of internet friends, is good for background for the first two things (YACHT, GbV), will embolden you to do the third thing (the Zombies!), and will most definitely make it easy to set up that last thing (Robyn, Scandal, BritBrit). I am pretty sure the Mayans were wrong (fings crossed) about 2012 but if they weren’t, there is no better way to go out than with Robyn’s backward-roll-into-slow-floor-hump move…just maybe practice a few times first? Happy New Year, you guys!!!!
Hello, you. June’s theme will be LONGING. Unlike more-acute forms of desire like desperation or need, longing is a sweet ache—more pining for something than dying for it. It’s nostalgia, homesickness, boredom, a persistent feeling of lack, dreaming of escape/the future. It’s summer: summer homes & cottages, stuffy summer bedrooms, sun-bleached memories of summers past. The shadow of September that hangs over June. It’s secret hangouts, crushes, unrequited love. Send what you’ve got here, and thanks. ♥
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