Posts tagged "cheryl strayed"

My New Reason For Living: “Dear Sugar” Is Back — As A Podcast

Oh my godddddddd, my prayers have been answered! Dear Sugar, the advice column from the Rumpus penned (mostly) by my beloved Cheryl Strayed — the best of which was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 14, 2014 - 11:09 am

Weekend Worksheet: See “Wild,” Listen To VÉRITÉ & Roast Some Parsnips

Got some free time this weekend? Here are some suggestions for how to spend it…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 6, 2014 - 2:00 pm

“Wild” Author Cheryl Strayed Talks Vulnerability

“…She was really brave and raw and both emotionally naked and physically naked in ways that she’d never quite been before…So much of, for me, writing ‘Wild’ was about being

Claire Hannum | December 5, 2014 - 9:30 am

Cheryl Strayed: Reese Witherspoon Is The Real Deal In “Wild”

“There are sentences that I wrote that I can see written on her face…There’s nothing artificial about her. I think that’s what makes her such a spectacular actress and such…

Claire Hannum | September 30, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Stop What You’re Doing And Watch The Trailer For “Wild”

There’s no movie I’m anticipating more this year than “Wild” starring Reese Witherspoon, the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s memoir. Like, Reese Witherspoon wearing no makeup and lots of flannel in a…

Jessica Wakeman | July 10, 2014 - 3:30 pm

15 Awesome Cheryl Strayed Quotes For A Dose Of Inspiration

I just started reading Wild by Cheryl Strayed (yes, I have been under a rock for the past few years) and am completely swept away by it. Strayed, who’s also behind the…

Claire Hannum | June 8, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Help Turn One Of Dear Sugar’s Best Advice Columns Into An Animated Short

Hands down, my favorite advice columnist ever is Dear Sugar over at The Rumpus, best known as Wild memoirist Cheryl Strayed. Her collection of advice columns, Tiny Beautiful Things, sits on my nightstand and is a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 2, 2014 - 11:30 am

Reese Witherspoon Shows Us Her “Wild” Side

We are so, so, soooo excited that author, advice giver, general badass, and The Frisky staff’s literary life coach (Tiny Beautiful Things is pretty much our bible around here)…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 18, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Woman Reads Library Book, Realizes Author Is Her Sister

What many of us end up with after checking a book out of the library: a fine for returning it late. What one woman ended up with: a long-lost half…

Newser | September 9, 2013 - 5:45 pm

Powerful Advice You Can Sip On

In a previous Crave, Ami advised you to pick up the book Tiny Beautiful Things, a collection of the Dear Sugar advice columns published on the website The Rumpus. Penned…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 11, 2013 - 11:40 am

ModCloth Makes A Dress Inspired By Cheryl Strayed

ModCloth is now selling The Cheryl Dress, a garment named after the current recipient of my fangirl writer worship, Cheryl Strayed. “This sleek frock is perfect for a confident, successful…

Ami Angelowicz | November 13, 2012 - 8:30 am

Cheryl Strayed Refuses To Apologize For Being Female Or Human

“I’m not going to apologize for being female or human. But I will apologize to the party I’ve wronged. About a month ago, I posted this video on my Facebook…

Ami Angelowicz | October 19, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Just The “Tiny Beautiful Things” You Need

Advice columnists are usually detestable on principle. So often they dish out finger-wagging judgment rather than empathy and a nuanced understanding of the complexities of human nature.’s Dear Sugar

Jessica Wakeman | August 24, 2012 - 11:40 am