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 compiled for the book Tiny Beautiful Things -- is COMING BACK in podcast form. I am seriously so excited. This is the best news I've heard…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 14, 2014

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...
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 6, 2014

“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 fearless. Not just on the hike but in writing the book. Being fearless about what truth looks like and showing not just the positive part…
By: Claire Hannum / December 5, 2014

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 a relatable movie star, too. Reese is one of us. She’s real people.” Is there anything more promising about the upcoming…
By: Claire Hannum / September 30, 2014

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 fucking bush.Wild is the story of Strayed's 1,100-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail as she struggles to leave behind…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 10, 2014

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 much-adored Dear Sugar advice column at The Rumpus (which has been turned into a book called Tiny Beautiful Things, which you will read and…
By: Claire Hannum / June 8, 2014

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 regular resource when I need a little inspiration, motivation or just a reminder that I can find resilience within. That's why I'm so psyched to…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 2, 2014

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) Cheryl Strayed's memoir, Wild, is being adapted into a movie. Earlier today, the film's producer and star, Reese Witherspoon, posted…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 18, 2013

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 sister. That woman isn't named by NPR, who spoke to author Cheryl Strayed. Wild is a memoir of her 1995 1,100-mile West Coast hike with the now-extra appropriate…
By: Newser / September 9, 2013

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 by author Cheryl Strayed (who also wrote the best-selling memoir Wild), the Sugar advice columns are filled to the brim with wonderful wisdom for…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 11, 2013

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 woman like you, who has found wisdom in the journey and not the destination," says the item description. Or as Sugar, Cheryl…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 13, 2012

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 page about being pro choice and why. There was this conversation that ensued in the comments about whether abortion should be legal. And this ma…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 19, 2012

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. TheRumpus.net's Dear Sugar column — which was revealed earlier this year to be penned by author Cheryl Strayed — is beloved by readers for this very…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 24, 2012