Issue #43: 8 Tips for Giving More Creative Gifts
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🎥 Cha Cha Real Smooth on Apple TV+: A recent college graduate, Andrew (played by Cooper Raiff, who also wrote the movie) moves back home to New Jersey where he becomes a party pumper on the Bar and Bat Mitzvah circuit and meets Domino (Dakota Johnson) and her daughter, who is on the Autism Spectrum. Despite the fact that Domino is engaged, she and Andrew form a bond in this fresh and bittersweet love story set in that terrifying and limitless free fall of post-grad life.
📚 This Might Be Too Personal by Alyssa Shelasky: This collection of autobiographical essays met every expectation I had from the editor of New York Magazine’s “Sex Lives” column. Many stories read like Alanis Morrisette’s definition of ironic (It’s like meeeeeeting a great guy… when you’re very pregnant), all with a hilarious candor and a deep appreciation for the beauty in life and motherhood’s messiness. Also loved her essay on Cup of Jo last month!
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