By Kathy King

Emotional Listerine

Last night, one single Watermelon Margarita and Pornstar Martini in, a friend and I decided that when it comes to relationships, the term “palette cleanser” doesn’t come close to the level of reset needed come the end of a truly bad partnership. Two months, two years – when you’ve been dealing with someone for whom…

Matilda: 12th Century Feminist

One night last October, night Drunk Me did Future Me a favor and spontaneously booked an overdue trip to Oxford for the following morning. (There are worse drunk decisions to make, I’m sure.) The forecast said light rain from 10am through the evening; the reality was a luminous fall day that alternated between broken clouds,…

The Bucket Theory

I’m a chronic mom-caller. Like, I may live over three thousand miles away from my mother, and I may be a grown-ass thirty-year-old woman, but if I go more than 2-3 days without speaking to my mom, it’s weird. I used to call her on my way home from work, and now that I have…

Welcome to Viv + Kit

Hot off the press but not quite a headliner, Viv + Kit is a fresh home for blogs, faves, essays, and short fiction. Founded in London with little more in mind than a snappy name and an aesthetic vision, Viv + Kit is meant to be a bright and insightful part of your day. Get…