I Heart These Podcasts

Believe it or not, I never listened to a podcast until last year. I’m not sure why — I think I was just content with books, magazines, movies and TV in terms of my media consumption. But last year, I had my baby, and my endless wilderness of reading time — oh, those were the days! — dwindled down to a few precious half-hours or so in the evening. I did manage to read books in the time I had to myself, but it came at the expense of a lot of magazine reading. Gone were the afternoons when I

Amy Poehler Being Awesome, Offering Inadvertent Life Inspiration

This is from Elle‘s recent Women in TV issue: Why not try to do as much as you can? More, more, more, more, more. That’s how I’m feeling right now — really lucky and blessed, and I just want to enjoy my appetite. To some people, not caring is supposed to be cool, commenting is more interesting than doing, and everything is judged and then disposed of in, like, five minutes. I’m not interested in those kind of people. I like the person who commits and goes all in and takes big swings and then maybe falls or looks stupid;