Monthly Archives: May 2011

Going Big in Bangkok [The "Doctor" Will See You Now]

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Here, a yarn by Wayward Betty writer Kate Clark, via Hairpin and, which picked it up. The moral? Go big, then go home. One of the reasons plastic surgery is cheaper in Thailand is that the entire process is … Continue reading


Trial by Volcano [Lonely Island]

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What does it feel like, that first night abroad and alone? Here, in a taut, vivid meditation on the nature of recomposing the self in a new, thrillingly different—and more than a little dangerous—environment, frequent contributor Kate Erickson explains the … Continue reading