Maura Johnston has written for Rolling Stone and Spin, taught at NYU, lived in Philadelphia and New York, and existed online since 1989.
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What I Do, Job-wise: Writer, editor, adjunct, crank.
What I Do, Fun-wise: Really into writing sestinas lately.
My Motto: "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." - K. Clarkson
My Anti-Motto: "You should read one of those For Dummies books."
The First Movie Star I Ever Had A Crush On: R2-D2.
My “celebs to make out with” list: If I tell you, it'll destroy my secret plan!
The Most Played Song On My iTunes: "That's Alright," Kindness.
Last Book I Read Without Skimming Any Parts: Every Love Story Is A Ghost Story, D.T. Max.
My Most Worn Item of Clothing: A Clandestine Ladybug hoodie.
Beauty Products That I Hoard: Anything vaguely resembling this hair paste that I was given by a very friendly stylist in 2001 and never saw again. Come back, sweet tub of plasticity!
I smell like: Baby powder and Beyoncé's Pulse.
I Have Faked An Orgasm (Yes/No): Saving myself until I record my first dancepop single.
I Spent Thanksgiving Watching the "Boyfriend Maker" App on My iPhone Turn Into A Creepy Dude 33
Can You Believe It’s Already Time For Another Open Thread?!
Dear Service Industry, 9 Times Out of 10, Would You Please Keep Your Comments to Yourself?
UNPOPULAR OPINION: My Dog Is Not a Rescue, and I’m Not Sorry
At 31, I'm Finally Old Enough That People Can Accuse Me of "Aging Badly" On the Internet
I'm Estranged From My Mother -- But I'm OK With It
I Just Got Engaged, And This Is Why I'll Be Taking My New Husband's Last Name
I Was a Woman Against Feminism, And I Get It (But Also Knock It Off)
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