How to Settle Down

by Jessica Brookman in


FACT: ​Recognizing what you want and getting what you want are basically the same thing. Get on that. 

This is a story about making a place for yourself in the world and tiny houses. But first, I need to tell you a story about an LSD trip, Instagram, and making the best of a bad (plumbing) situation.

While this story starts with cat piss and a bunch of broken pipes, it ends in the Silverlake Hills. All's well that ends well, yeah? Cheers!

Jessa.

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How to Finally (Sorta) Get Your Favorite Shirt Back

by Jessica Brookman in ,


FACT: If you think it's a bad idea, that's because it is. But you're gonna do it anyway.

At least you'll have a shirt to wear when you're done. 

Yo, guys and dolls, I am a fuck up. But, as Stegan Sagmeister said, TRYING TO LOOK GOOD LIMITS MY LIFE. 

Accordingly, here is Part 3 of my series HOW TO GET YOUR FAVORITE SHIRT BACK. 

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How to Buy Holiday Gifts for Your Hipster Girlfriend

by Jessica Brookman in , ,


FACT: FOR EVERY HIPSTER BOYFRIEND, THERE IS AN EQUALLY QUIXOTIC HIPSTER GIRLFRIEND.

HIPSTER GIRLS ARE NOTORIOUSLY HARD TO SHOP FOR. Here's the best gift guide for your hipster girlfriend! 

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