Posts Tagged: sugar

“We don’t listen to the know-it-alls”

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“When I tell the people who write me letters that their problems keep me up at night, I’m not joking. I’ve been given a huge gift with this column, and I knew I would write it like a motherfucker, but I didn’t know people would embrace Sugar the way they have.”

Cheryl Strayed talks with Bitch about how feminism informs her life and work, the beauty machine and being photoshopped, Dear Sugar as a community, and more.

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Graduation Season Sugar

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“The most terrible and beautiful and interesting things happen in a life. For some of you, those things have already happened. Whatever happens to you belongs to you. Make it yours. Feed it to yourself even if it feels impossible to swallow.

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The Secret About

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Last weekend I rode the subway towards two indulgent firsts: I spent half of my latest paycheck in a swanky, mirror-lined restaurant with a coat check, and then I walked across the street and spent the other half on a vibrator.

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Cheryl Strayed Podcasted!

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Brad Listi interviews Cheryl Strayed for his “Other People” podcast. Listen in as Strayed talks about being Sugar and the coming out party. More topics include:

“…Love, advice, self-help, narcissism, anonymity, personal vs. universal, internal vs. external, Pacific Crest Trail, Appalachian Trail, heroin, sex, grief, California, wilderness, blisters, Oregon, self-destruction, grunge, purification, journaling, book tour, William Faulkner, Adrienne Rich, The Rumpus, The Dream of a Common Language, family, suffering, pain tolerance, book burning, beauty, As I Lay Dying, and llamas.”

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