Astrology came to me in the aftermath of the 2016 election. Yes, I know it sounds nutty (and maybe a tad dramatic), but when the world you thought you knew ceases to make sense, you end up looking for any and every resource that can offer guidance. Dipping my toes into the practice helped me … Continue reading A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Guide to Radical Self Acceptance with Astrologer Chani Nicholas
We're suckers for year-end lists here at Dinner Party, and what better way to cap off not just the year but an entire decade with a list of carefully curated content to spark the imagination and fuel future discoveries? After all, you could say this is our modus operandi. Read on for a few of … Continue reading That’s a Wrap: Our Favorites of the Decade
When I got married, I was feeling rebellious. I was engaged to a man who, like me, was from North Carolina. We were both the first children in our families to get married. Our parents were itching for a big event. My partner had also internalized many cliches of the millennial wedding industrial complex—particularly the … Continue reading Back to the Herd: Last Names & Patriarchal Law
In this special edition of Ladies We Love, we're featuring a guest post from Kylie Terra Burnham, a Boston-based artist and instructional designer working with words, movement, and images. I grew up poor and Jewish in a rural woodland valley in New England. A tomboy, my preferences for things expected of boys—playing outside in the … Continue reading Ladies We Love: Kylie Terra Burnham
I’m no stranger to the institution of marriage. I’ve attended nine weddings in the past five years alone, with each passing year seeing an exponential uptick in letterpress invitations as I inch closer to my thirties. And yes, I even had one of my own when I married my current partner of almost a decade, … Continue reading Loneliness and Love in the Time of Capitalism: A Conversation on Modern Romantic Relationships
When I saw the first, clearly targeted for me, Facebook ad for Rom Com Fest it was actually just advertising a screening of Never Been Kissed. After clicking on the link, I was surprised to find an entire festival dedicated to the romantic comedy genre, with beloved films, new features, talks, and other special events. … Continue reading A Weekend at Rom Com Fest: Heartthrobs, Heartbreak, and Revisiting the Classics in 2019
If you're looking for a fun, cozy way to ride out the L.A. June Gloom, come join Dinner Party Editors Polly "the third act twist, the unexpected declaration of love" Gregory and Pamela "I'm just a girl, standing in front of a boy" Guerra at Rom Com Fest this weekend! The schedule's got all your … Continue reading Join Us at Rom Com Fest This Weekend!