Author Archives: Emily

Road Rules: Traveling over the holidays

My latest for Industry’s Nov/Dec issue. Road Rules: Or, how to holiday travel together without driving each other crazy.It’s the time of year when opportunities to travel together come up for both new and more seasoned couples. From Thanksgiving through … Continue reading

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The Dark Side

In Industry’s summer issue, I take a walk through the bar scene and ask if the experiences of sexual contest and conquest are really worth the bother (especially for women), or if our jollies are mostly in our mind anyway.The … Continue reading

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Truth and Consequences

In the March/April 2014 issue of Industry I look at some of the effects that social media has on our social lives. Truth and Consequences: How to find a balance between honing a productive social media identity, and attention-hungry cyber lurkingSocial media … Continue reading

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The Long Mile: How did a car come to mean so much?

For the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of Industry, I contrast two moments in my life: buying my first car and, years later, my potential second.  The Long Mile: What our shifting desires can tell us about where we are on our … Continue reading

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Games Worth Playing

My latest column for Industry is up! Games Worth Playing: How a ritual based upon the I Ching can change the way we think about life and love Perhaps readers are aware of the concept of the filter bubble: that with … Continue reading

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Motion & Heart

I wrote about dancing—why I stopped, why I started again, how it was different—in my latest column for Industry.This is dedicated to an ex with whom I rediscovered dancing. To my aunt who’s from the 80s. And to Late Bar, … Continue reading

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Inside Game of Thrones

Yes I know everyone’s obsessed with Breaking Bad right now, what can I say? Print waits for no show. In my latest article for Industry, I look at the themes of Game of Thrones, which offers a case study of … Continue reading

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Marriage: A New Territory

One nice thing about writing a relationship column is that I can justify my long years of obsessive thinking about relationships. It legitimizes all that wasted time. Another is that I can rope others into my endless questioning of certain … Continue reading

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Feminist Mystique

A half-century after Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique awakened us to feminism’s meaning and implications, a tally of what we’ve accomplished, and just how far we have to go.This is also about men who dominate conversations, men’s preternatural self-confidence versus … Continue reading

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