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Maybe Forever’s Not Forever

"I’m way too old for this shit," I thought as I held two dresses, two cheap pairs of jeans (if they even qualify as that) and a 3 dollar white t-shirt as I watched a younger girl rifle through her oversized black mesh bag in the Forever 21 dressing room. I needed to get the hell out of there. I walked quickly past neon dresses and heels way too high to even walk a city block in, all while what sounded like a Ciara song blasted in my eardrums at an offensive decibel level. No disrespect to Ciara though, really.

Is 21 not Forever? Are we growing apart? I was starting to feel the pull. I’m a seemingly grown woman. I should be trusted to bring more than 6 items into a dressing room. Or at the very least, leave my black mesh bag hanging directly outside said dressing room. I’ve rummaged long and hard through this disorganized store, poured over racks of flowered crop tops next to NYU students and I don’t trust this damn dressing room attendant to keep an eye on my precious cheaply-made clothing items I’ve just barely found in my size!

While I love a $7.90 price tag, I deserve a real pair of jeans. I’m an adult, I shouldn’t have my legs covered in what doesn’t even quite qualify as a jegging.

"Ooh that’s pretty," I thought as I walked by a gold bracelet. But how many times would I wear it before it slowly started turning my wrist a poisonous shade of blue-green? 2.5 if I’m lucky, and not too sweaty. 

I decided to purchase the white t-shirt and a pair of black leggings that I can’t grow too fond of, due to the $3.90 sale tag. They wouldn’t last 3.90 washes. But hey, why not.

As I waited in line I noticed the woman in front of me with Tory Burch-looking shoes and smart slacks on. Yup, “smart slacks.” What’s she doing here? Well, the same thing I’ll be doing in the future. Popping in for a statement necklace to wear once, or a dress for a fun night out that won’t see the light of day or the moon, ever again.

As I stepped up to the register the weary cashier only smiled back at me after I smiled first. “Do you know our return policy?” she asked. I do, I told her. But the real question was, what is my policy on ever returning myself to this store?

Maybe today I realized, I haven’t been 21 in Forever. 

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Here’s me being a silly goose in 2013, looking forward to more fun stuff this year :) 

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Bruno Mars Interview

From Oct 2012, my interview with Bruno Mars. This was just a few days before he kicked butt on SNL and right before Unorthodox Jukebox was released to the world. We chat about musical influences, working with Alicia Keys, touring with Janelle Monae and why Quentin Tarantino should give him a call. Plus: Converse…with heels. 

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Chris Hemsworth Interview

Sharing my interview with Chris Hemsworth mostly because you can’t turn anywhere without reading about some kind of Hemsworth and well, now I’m contributing to that. This is our chat from June 2012, the day before Snow White and the Huntsman came out. We chat about his adorable baby, karaoke with the Avengers and for some reason food comes up a lot? Enjoy, although you will simultaneously love him and also wonder how someone that hot can actually have a personality too. But it’s happened so just accept it. I have. 

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In case you want to celebrate the end of Breaking Bad with a little flashback to July 2011, this Aaron Paul interview will forever be one of my favorites. Know that my knees were shaking the entire time I am fangirling on him. This was right before season 4, before the Ciroc commercials and certainly before we knew there was an end date on the series. Jesse Pinkman forever. 

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There’s no one like Shailene Woodley. Listening back to this I remember being SO impressed with how smart, articulate and awesome she is. We talk incredibly important world things such as hair tips, flashmobs, The O.C., and of course: George Clooney. Can’t wait to see her in The Spectacular Now this weekend, but can only hope it’s as enjoyable as this chunk of time I got to chat with her last year. 

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Taylor Schilling Interview

Look, I know I talk about “The Lucky One” a lot, but now that you’re all obsessed with Taylor Schilling in “Orange is the new Black” maybe you care a little bit more? If not, seriously, see TLO and then tell me you still don’t care. It’s a fantastic piece of cinema. 

Here’s my interview with Taylor the day before The Lucky One came out last year. We talk all about the movie, her co-stars, Nicholas Sparks, all the bra talk that happened to promote the movie and what that shower scene with Zac Efron was really like. Taylor - thank you for being honest. 

She’s the greatest. I’m only a few episodes in so no OITNB spoilers por favor, but enjoy this in the mean time.