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Pleasure-y Guilts

Pleasure-y Guilts: The True Meaning of Christmas Movies

Holly is a dedicated social worker who can’t make time for love. Even as a teenager, she was the only one of her friends...

Pleasure-y Guilts: Little Debbie Zebra Cakes

The two women who loved me best taught me to hide food from my father as though he’d pull down the rafters to punish...

Pleasure-y Guilts: Strawberry Shortcake Dolls

  In honor of the publication of Arielle Zibrak’s Avidly Reads Guilty Pleasures, Avidly is running a series of essays on “Pleasure-y Guilts” — “The special...

Pleasure-y Guilts: Collaging

I spend a lot of money every month on damaged second-hand books and glossy magazines, and I don't keep any of them: I just...

Pleasure-y Guilt: Taylor Swift

In honor of the publication of Arielle Zibrak's Avidly Reads Guilty Pleasures, Avidly is running a series of essays on "Pleasure-y Guilts" — "The...

Pleasure-y Guilts: Taxidermy

In honor of the publication of Arielle Zibrak's Avidly Reads Guilty Pleasures, Avidly is running a series of essays on "Pleasure-y Guilts" — "The...