Emily Gould

  1. making it
    Jen Beagin’s Novel About Sex Therapy Sparked a Hollywood Bidding WarShe was a waitress at 47. Now, her book Big Swiss is being adapted by Jodie Comer for HBO.
  2. making it
    Sarah Thankam Mathews Wrote Her Hit Novel in Four Months“I felt very chewed up by New York by virtue of not making enough money. I felt desperate.”
  3. making it
    Casey Johnston Turned Bulking Up Into a BusinessThe unlikely weight-lifting coach is making a killing arguing that pumping iron can be for everyone (yes, even you).
  4. looking to settle
    4 Days to Find a Not-Horrible Apartment for a Family of FourThe search, at long last, concludes.
  5. looking to settle
    32 Days to Find a Not-Horrible Apartment for a Family of FourToo exhausted to go on, Emily hands the hunt over to her husband, Keith.
  6. looking to settle
    49 Days to Find a Not-Horrible Apartment For a Family of Four“Even if you could imagine this unit being clean, it still would have a general ambiance I can only describe as serial-killer-y.”
  7. looking to settle
    60 Days to Find a Not-Horrible Apartment for a Family of FourThe first installment of Emily Gould’s search for a two-bedroom.
  8. encounter
    Let Sharon Mashihi Whisper in Your EarHer strange, intimate podcast, Appearances, feels like a breakthrough for the form.
  9. read with us
    Like Any Good Sidekick“Laura could take over as the heroine if the situation demanded it.”
  10. personal project
    My Only Hobby Is Being PettyI know it’s not good, but it feels like the only thing I have left.
  11. first person
    Replaying My ShameThirteen years later, what happened at Gawker isn’t going away.
  12. reasons to love new york
    The 8 Million Reasons to Love New YorkA tribute to those inspiringly singular New Yorkers who wouldn’t — probably couldn’t — live anywhere else.
  13. money
    My Year of Living Like My Rich FriendShopping with her was like buying drugs and doing the drugs, simultaneously.
  14. this thing’s incredible
    A Nursing Tank That Feels Like the Embrace of a Nonjudgmental Yoga TeacherPlus it makes me look maybe 25 percent less paunchy.
  15. remembrances
    The Shocking Thing About Teaching Roth to College KidsThey loved him.
  16. profile
    Liz Phair, 25 Years Out of ExileA quarter century after her career-making album, she’s still writing songs first and foremost for herself.
  17. cut covers
    Katja Blichfeld Gets What She WantsAfter a year of changes, the quietly commanding High Maintenance co-creator embarks on a new life.
  18. first person
    My Life in Domestic GoddessesWomen who made food look like self-expression.
  19. this thing’s incredible
    I Wear This $4 Lip Balm to Show the World I Haven’t Given UpFor a natural, “this is just the color my lips are” situation.
  20. cut cover story
    Cat Marnell Is Still AliveAnd the “unhealthy health writer” has a new memoir.
  21. Envy Nearly Wrecked My Best FriendshipI wanted what he had, which I imagined to be the Dream.
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