The one who wrote about Steubenville I believe went on to write for Buzzfeed, so they scooped her up quick.
It was Anna Merlan.
Though Winona’s character basically goes from college valedictorian to working shit jobs. Jia has pretty much coasted through a lot of big success in her twenties already. But the pretension is the same, with both creating pseudo-intellectual pieces.
I didn’t see it as sexist, it seemed common to compare one writer to another. I just made fun of her false modesty and her acting as if she hasn’t modeled herself after Didion’s affected cool.
I just thought it was funny that for someone who would likely write insults about boring white straight men, that she ends up with a basic one.
The dog is cute, but it annoyed me how they’ve had the dog for several years and think it’s cute that it keeps jumping on people or trying to bite them. Dollars to donuts that their “bad girl” will bite or jump on a kid in the park and a Park Slope-type mom will call animal control on them.