No Joan cause that's probably another list
  1. "Matricide" - Meghan Daum
    Read this and think hm: broads b writin!
  2. "The Fourth State of Matter" - Jo Ann Beard
    The single greatest essay I've ever read
  3. "The Pony Problem" - @sloane_crosley
    Fan girling over hurr
  4. "Empathy Exams" - Leslie Jamison
    Read this if you wanna feel sucker-punched by a fist of truth and brave honesty. Read this if you want better lines than that!
  5. "The Love of My Life" - Cheryl Strayed
    "We act as if all losses are equal. It is un-American to behave otherwise: we live in a democracy of sorrow." Damn girl