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Alanna Okun
deputy editor slash // author of THE CURSE OF THE BOYFRIEND SWEATER, out now from // alanna.okun@voxmedia.com
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Alanna Okun 3h
Replying to @losertakesall
let's hang!
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Fight For 15 PA 9h
The McDonald’s strike isn’t just one more story. Rather, it shows the early stages of what it takes to reduce sexual harassment and ensure there are consequences for perpetrators.
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s.e. smith 4h
Sock sliders. Banana slicers. Plastic-wrapped oranges. I delved into the ‘products for lazy people’ you all love to dunk on, and why they matter to the disability community.
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Alanna Okun 6h
and you'll never ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever leave amazon again : )
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Alanna Okun 9h
love this interview conducted with forever-fave about her new book, which could change the way you think about lingerie
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Alanna Okun 10h
banana slicers, pre-peeled oranges, and hands-free hair dryers are often written off as 'lazy' products, but that's not the whole story at all
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Jesse Jannetta 10h
Here's a piece that will permanently change how I think about something I had not previously considered. Products mocked as “lazy” or “useless” are often important tools for people with disabilities via
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Alanna Okun 10h
was an absolute dream to work with on this piece about the 'lazy' or 'useless' products that are often mocked online, and how they actually serve many purposes for disabled people
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Alanna Okun 22h
the only good place on fb is secret snail appreciation groups
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Alanna Okun 22h
eating my broccoli and i feel like it knows how much i fawned over cauliflower today :/
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Alanna Okun 23h
i took two cheeses from work and ate them on the way to choir practice
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Kaitlyn Tiffany 24h
wrote this for 's "high minded" series before i knew i would be coming back to vox. can now confirm there is still babybel cheese in the kitchen and it's still weird as hell
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Alanna Okun Sep 19
for the first time in my near-decade in NYC, i’m taking the 1 to the 18th street station! it has never justified its existence to me before now!
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Alanna Okun Sep 19
the condiment wars are heating up
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stacy-marie ishmael Sep 19
perhaps the most inexplicably underestimated person i’ve ever had the privilege to work with is . Our industry-wide inability to recognize and reward exceptional gifts unless its bearer matches very narrow patterns is one of our great failings.
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Alanna Okun Sep 19
this is a Good Tweet
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Alanna Okun Sep 19
when is halloween this year!! is it the weekend before or after or both. wednesday 'ween is tricky
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Julia Furlan Sep 19
Many of you have already said this but let me say it for myself: I'm stunned & sad to say BuzzFeed News is disbanding the PodSquad. I was the first person hired to do audio here 4 years ago & I'm extremely proud of everything we have done.
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Alanna Okun Sep 19
Replying to @helenbholmes
buying stuff is fun and i love it
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Alanna Okun Sep 19
Replying to @juliarubin
some highlights include: - lorde's adidas sneakers - marilyn manson's brand of absinthe (mansinthe) - an asymmetrical bob a la victoria beckham - this sweatshirt owned by bieber (that one was )
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