What was jealousy like way, way, way back in the day? We asked cartoonist and illustrator Jessica Olien to share her interpretations.
Many of the greatest lovers in history did not follow a well-paved road to bliss — sometimes, the road wasn’t even gravel.
Before Abby, advice was usually a reflection of social norms; you confessed your situation to an agony aunt, and she doled out whatever response that common knowledge dictated. Abby tossed all of that aside. She was approachable, relatable, and utterly honest. She was enough like the rest of us that we knew she spoke our language, but she was just a little bit wiser, her comebacks a little more clever. She was someone, as opposed to some set of rules to follow.
Lil’ Nappy might have been writing these lines with quill pen and parchment, but if he were alive today, this stuff would be all over textsfromlastnight.com.
Don’t you wish there was a GIF for this? That makes two of us (and we are BOTH in luck).
“Almighty God created the races white, black, yellow, Malay and red, and he placed them on separate continents. … The fact that he separated the races shows that he did not intend for the races to mix.”