On Ask Polly: I Want to Get Laid But I'm Afraid of Oppressing Women

Maybe he doesn't really want to be with a woman?

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 2:25 pm 1

On 28 Years with Weird Al

Beautiful story, I teared up at the end.

Posted on July 19, 2014 at 3:35 am 0

On Ask Polly: You Are Not Uniquely Fucked

Polly columns are the best part of the Awl — which says A LOT — and I'm always excited to read them and bawl.

I cry from recognizing over and over how more alike we are than different.

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 4:49 pm 2

On Ask Polly: My Boyfriend Thinks I'm Clingy and This Terrifies Me

Cryface from the bottom of paragraph 6 all the way down.

What a special kind of relief this post was.

Polly, you just explained SO MUCH to me.

Posted on July 10, 2014 at 6:03 am 3

On Are You Useful to Anyone?

Posted on July 7, 2014 at 10:55 pm 0

On Are You Useful to Anyone?

beautifully written review.

Posted on July 7, 2014 at 10:55 pm 1

On A Novel for the End of the (Publishing) World

You just have to actually do your work. Boom.

Off to google Emma. She sounds interesting!

Posted on July 3, 2014 at 6:54 pm 0

On Ask Polly: How Can I Stop Being a Shut In Once and for All?

Tears reading this. Thank you LW. Heather, please do this as long as you possibly can!

Posted on June 25, 2014 at 11:43 pm 1

On A Poem by Alexander Chee


Posted on June 13, 2014 at 1:54 pm 0

On Ask Polly: I Have Absolutely No Idea What I Need to Be Happy

Heather, you are a treasure.

LW, thank you for writing. I hope you got the same clarity I did.

Posted on June 4, 2014 at 1:13 pm 0