You didn’t plan to stop going to church when you moved to LA. It’s just that you’re genuinely concerned for your spiritual health. You’d rather isolate…
It’s spring. The sun has melted your body oil into the vintage towel atop the bedroom quilt you spread over the granular flat top of your Art Deco roof…
She kisses your boyfriend on his lips in front of you. This happens in her skyscraper office with a Manhattan view. She’s careful to make it quick—a…
Trashy. You didn’t expect that to be your first impression of Tinseltown, but here you are on the star-studded sidewalk that is smeared with feces stuck…
You know you shouldn’t take this job. You keep turning it down—another teen sex comedy on your resume?—but the offer keeps going up. When it reaches…
On your ‘04 Christmas back home, you meet two girlfriends from youth group at a TGI Friday’s. They debate if you’ll be able to buy moisturizer when…
You go home for Christmas after two years in LA. The mountain air hits you like walking into a Dyson purifier, so fresh it’d be sterile if it weren’t…
You are a virgin, shaken and stirred. The subtle world can sense it, the potency of your desire, the innocence of your tease, the pulse of your blood…
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Alice in Hollywoodland: Tales of a Would-Be Starlet

Memoirettes on womanhood and shifts of culture through the scandalous lens of Hollywood nostalgia.

Alice in Hollywoodland: Tales of a Would-Be Starlet