Author Archives: miriamdatskovsky

Audrey Hepburn Screwed Us All

I love me some Audrey Hepburn. I especially love me some Audrey in Givenchy. I would wear those gorgeous Sabrina dresses any day. But I could not hate that movie more. It was on that ridiculous — I mean, loving … Continue reading

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The Trouble With (Girl) Love

Last weekend I did something stupid. One of my oldest and closest friends, who also happens to be going through a very tough time right now, came to visit. And all I did was chatter about relationships and weddings – … Continue reading

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Mo Money Mo Problems?

Talking about money is like talking about halitosis. There’s no way in hell you want to tell your friend their breath stinks, but you’d be doing them a disservice if you didn’t. Money is emotionally charged. Managing money is, for … Continue reading

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Not That Kind of Happy Ending

This post is late. For so many reasons. We haven’t posted at all this week yet. And it’s Thursday. Also – spoiler alert – it’s sort of about a TV show that premiered last night and every other media outlet … Continue reading

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In Defense of Phillies Fans

First of all, let me just say how excited I am that baseball is back. And that Cliff Lee is back in Philadelphia. Second of all, screw you, GQ. I get that Phillies fans are intense, vicious even. We love … Continue reading

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Screw The Traffic, Driving Sucks

Most Angelenos will tell you that while, yes, they hate the horrendous traffic, they do love driving. Now I know I’m still relatively new here, but let me be absolutely clear — I despise driving. Abhor it. With way more … Continue reading

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Celebretarded

A couple years ago, Jude Law walked straight into me in SoHo and I almost screamed at him. Then I looked up and saw who he was so, yeah, I just kept walking. Back then, that was my best celebrity … Continue reading

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A Jewish Girl's Love Affair With Santa Claus

When I was twenty-one, I fell in love with Santa Claus. Growing up Orthodox Jewish, my initial understanding of Christmas was that it was a goyishe holiday that put us chosen kids at an unholy disadvantage because it involved majorly … Continue reading

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I Really Still Do Love New York

I’ve been hating on New York a little bit too much lately. Mainly it’s out of love for my new home, but the truth is New York was terrific to/for me. I loved every second I lived there. And as … Continue reading

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The Sweetest, Nicest Raging Bitch You'll Ever Meet

Apparently, I am a mean bitch. Which I did not fully recognize until I started blogging. Indulge me while I elaborate. I was on the phone with my dear friend Linley, whom I have known for amost twelve years, and … Continue reading

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