Table of Contents
June 5, 2013Talking to strangers.
June 12, 2013Stress, love, and disco.
June 19, 2013Where do we go from here?
June 26, 2013The end of the school year didn't come soon enough.
Get a RoomDays and nights at the love hotel.
Summer CrushDreaming the days away.
Boys of SummerHanging with my bros.
A World of Our OwnEverything you can imagine is real.
Ghost TownTourist snaps from No Man’s Land.
Longing for Summer to End"Life is a growing expedition through the tangled and un-filled-in parts." —Sabrina Ward Harrison
Secrets of the SisterhoodMeet us in the woods at four.
Humans of Buenos AiresSandy gets in some good people-watching during her last few weeks in Argentina.
School's OutOut for summer, out till fall, we might not go back at all.
Before It's GoneBackground images to remember this month by.
The LifeguardsWe weren't looking for each other.
Goodbye, WisconsinThe night everything changed.
My Summer of LoveHe struggled to distance himself from me.
Better Off AloneHow I stopped longing to belong.
Empty With You GoneI found an unlikely friend, and then I lost her.
Summer CampNoncampers just don't understand. Here, an attempt to explain.
Home Is Where My Heart IsClinging to, rationalizing, and finally dealing with homesickness.
Living the DreamKind of like the Secret, but not as Ayn Rand–y.
My Super Sweet 15Some early warnings about high school reunions.
"What Are You?"As a light-skinned biracial teenager growing up in Canada, I didn't know how to answer that question.
Here and ThereShould I stay or should I go?
Surviving Your Suburban SummerGo wild—you've earned it!
Dear SylviaLooking for advice from a literary legend.
A Real Nail BiterTurns out you don't necessarily outgrow every flaw.
The Last WalkI never want to say goodbye.
The WallowA healthy way to drown your sorrows.
Slouching Towards BabylonI spent two years living in bliss. Then I got homesick.
Moving ImagesShows and films imbued with yearning.
Girls With Power and Mystique: An Interview With Sofia CoppolaThe maker of all our favorite movies on longing, identity, and how Hollywood underestimates teenagers.
Hero Status: Tina BelcherShe's a strong, sensual woman.
Sunday Video: TEENA live performance of the song "Carolina," with some strong sister-vibes on the side.
Friday Playlist: Tristes TropiquesSongs for when summer happens without you.
Sunday Video: Two ScarsA premiere from Springtime Carnivore.
Nu SundaeA new video by the Courtneys that will want to make you grow your hair out and ride around in a convertible.
Last TimeThe singer & producer talks to us about turning heartbreak into gold (and premieres a song off her new album!).
Friday Playlist: Hanging Out With the Lisbon SistersTen tracks for languidly lounging in a hormone-humid bedroom with Cecilia, Lux, Bonnie, Mary, and Therese.
Please Don't Go GirlThe wisdom of the boy-band fangirl.
Friday Playlist: Someday We'll Be TogetherSongs for breakups, makeups, and the hopeless/hopeful period in between.
Theme Song: Sallie Ford & the Sound OutsideJune 2013: "You're on My Mind"
Literally the Best Thing Ever: Neil YoungHis music is so much loneliness, which is something I understand.
Longing SongsIntrospective music for emotional times.
Friday Playlist: We Are Never Ever Getting Back TogetherSongs to help you get over heartbreak by reminding you of your own awesomeness.
Cures for LoveRituals to get you to the other side of heartbreak.
Because You Can: Retro Beach BunnyEsther Williams was a badass babe, and so are you.
Big Girl in a Pretty DressI had to be thin to wear the clothes that made me happy—but getting thin made me miserable. A fat femme's catch-22.
Learning the Face-ics: Melt-Proof Summer Makeup"How to do an easy look that's not just gonna like slide off of your zone and into the hot air."
Small Town GirlSlinking ’round the suburbs.
Summer Is for LoversFind your hot-weather romance (or at least some cute clothes) with some help from these ladies.
Damn Girl Ya Look GoodBreast reduction, bridesmaid dresses, and summer hair everywhere.
Ask a Grown Man: The Lonely Island"Answering your questions about life, love, and whatever else you have asked us."
Just WonderingIs there a nice way to reject a guy? What if he's your very best friend? And more.
Saturday Links: Dress Alike EditionMatching outfits with your significant other is cool, Patrick Stewart is actually the best person, and other essential life truths revealed online this week.
Editor's LetterJune 2013: Longing
Nothing Is a Good ThingThe importance of boredom.
Saturday Links: We Can't Stop Listening to "We Can't Stop" EditionTHE NEW MILEY CYRUS SONG! Plus: A Björk documentary by Björk, lots of Bikini Kill action, and the awesome Issa Rae.
Saturday Links: The Taylor Swift Twitter Parody EditionTweets that are happy, free, confused, and oppressed by the patriarchy at the same time.
Stay InsideYou Me & Us talks about hating high school and premieres their new EP.
Saturday Links: Hanging With Paris EditionPictures of Hilton's enormous house and tiny dogs, a new book trailer featuring a mysterious panda, names of actual places that sound like they're in Middle-earth, and more revelations courtesy of the internet.
How to Buy a Used CarTips to prevent you from getting ripped off.
Saturday Links: Stand With Wendy EditionA state senator talks for 13 hours straight to defend women's rights, and other acts of bravery as reported online.