She/her • 27 • Aspiring writer • Author of Fire & Blood, Fire & Fury
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Are Your Views Not Updating?
Dear Vocal, Y’all gave me quite a fright. For days, my views haven’t updated. My bonuses haven’t been added to my wallet. That little bar graph on my stats page has dropped from modest towers of green to empty spaces of white.
I am what British actress Emma Watson calls “self-partnered.” Once a clingy, insecure, co-dependent girlfriend desperate to secure a ring on my finger, I have since morphed into a single, insecure, somewhat independent woman who neither wants nor needs a man.
Carmel Hell Week
It was a week unlike any other. My sisters relayed the stories to me. They spoke of videos of guns and ammunition, a girl being attacked in a bathroom, brawls in the hallways, a stampede of terrified students fleeing into the surrounding neighborhoods, and a perplexing message about puppies and "3.5 seconds" from the school's principal.
I Took a Hammer to This Product
If you’ve ever encountered a viral tweet, odds are you’ve seen the same ads for the same products. You know the ones: These are general promotions, where people get paid by companies to advertise products on popular posts with a lot of visibility.
The Serial Killer You Should Really Care About
If the advent of true crime media has taught us anything, it’s that Americans are hooked on the macabre. Wife-killers, child abductors, cannibalistic actors—we just can’t get enough. And few stories have sparked as much interest over the years as that of serial kidnapper, rapist, and murderer Ted Bundy.
5 Badass Minerva McGonagall Moments Moviegoers Missed Out On
When it comes to the Harry Potter movies, fans of the bestselling books were given eight installations of wonderous magic and childhood nostalgia (plus some unnecessary spin-offs). These timeless films have left their mark on witches, wizards, Muggles, and Squibs around the world, bringing to life a story and universe that have captivated millions since 1997.
How I Plan to Handle the Vocal Glitches
I've seen this problem pop up a few times in the Facebook groups, and I haven't seen a fix for it yet, so this is just one idea for a temporary solution to whatever's going on with Vocal.
The Unbridled Courage of Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez may be retiring from music. In a recent interview with Vogue, the singer, 28, expressed frustration at not being taken seriously in the music world, telling the magazine, "I’ve had moments where I’ve been like, ‘What’s the point? Why do I keep doing this?’" She said, "‘Lose You to Love Me’ I felt was the best song I’ve ever released, and for some people it still wasn’t enough," adding, "I want to give it one last try before I maybe retire music."