Issue #155 – A Horrible Idea
What is the last great idea you had? For us it was creating The What. Women, a private, supportive space for our female readers. But, we’ve also had some spectacular fails that we look back on fondly with newfound wisdom. We all have ideas squirreled away in the recesses of our brains. And we’ll never know how good or bad they are until we set them free. So, go ahead. Take an idea in that head of yours out for a spin today and see what happens.
THE WHAT LIST
December 12, 2018
by Gina Pell + Amy Parker
We haven’t laughed this hard in awhile. Behold 23 Ideas So Terrible They’re Almost Good from Buzzfeed. Number 10 had us rolling on the floor.
There’s a great article from NPR this week on how exercising now will determine how healthy we are in our later years. Here’s our new fitness obsession and plan for how to get ripped before and after the holidaze.
We’re addicted to cooking shows and recently stumbled across chef Byron Talbott’s channel on YouTube, which is as good as anything you’ll see on TV. He has a great range from vegan to short ribs. We’re making the Vegan Acorn Squash Lasagna.
Our brilliant friend, Dr. Jennifer Lang, has written a much-needed, book called Consent: The New Rules of Sex Education: Every Teen’s Guide to Healthy Sexual Relationships. Consent is a clearly written compassionate guide I wish I had when I was a young person struggling to find my way, my voice, and my agency in sex and sexuality. And while Dr. Jennifer Lang is an accomplished Gynecological Oncology specialist her literary ‘bedside manner’ is never too clinical or antiseptic. Her advice is relatable, loving, and wise just like her.
The What Procrastinator’s Gift Guide is for the rest of us who don’t exactly have our act together when it comes to the holidays (and everyday errand running).