My heart is broken at the death of Anthony Bourdain. 

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All my life I have been mesmerized by chefs, from Julia Child and Jacque Pépin to Éric Ripert and Ina Garten. As a lover of cooking and travel and an aspiring writer, Bourdain’s life story, his books, and his shows, No Reservations and Parts Unknown, have been an inspiration for me. 

The world has lost a chef legend today. 

Remember…suicide is never the answer. 

We have to break the stigma. We need to have better discussions about and more advocacy for mental health awareness. 

Too many bright and talented people have already been lost to this world. 

There is always someone to talk to and there will always be someone who loves you and cares if you’re gone. You matter! 

If you’re struggling, call: 1-800-273-8255 (USA).

Troye Sivan is one of those artists who I have loved from their very beginning. When I thought TRXYE couldn’t be better..along came Blue Neighborhood, which blew me away and is still one of my obsessions. Now Bloom..Beautiful, crazy fresh, and creative. Troye is killin’ the game.

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Younger is such a great show.

I mean, the rom-com aspect about it is great, but it’s so much more than that. 

It’s female friendships and women empowering one another as they work through relationships and help one another up the workplace ladder. 

It’s about women being badass bosses and not “bossy.” 

It’s a realistic portrayal of the cutthroat writing and publishing industries, i.e. the need to make money, promote in the digital age, and stay afloat vs. putting out work that is high in quality and has an impact on the world.

One of those shows in which each episode goes by so fast that the end credits start to roll and you’re thinking, “Wait?! This episode is over already?! It just got started! Gah! The cliffhanger!”

So smart and witty! Love it!