Words matter. These are the best Andrea Seigel Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I have next to no interest in makeup as a thing in and of itself, and nothing stresses me out like Sephora’s salespeople.
When I left for college, I told myself that this was a chance for reinvention. No one on the other side of the country knew that I was an introvert, so maybe if I tried not acting like an introvert, I wouldn’t be one.
I can be like that: forgetting how hard it was to do something after I’m past it.
As a kid, I was only allowed to watch a certain amount of television. But once I was old enough to own my own TV, I would stay up until 4:00 A.M. watching Home Shopping Network night after night. Soft-spoken women talked about the jewelry in very detailed, intricate, precious ways, and I loved it.
Viewers make online requests to their favorite video-making whisperers to do the things that trigger their head tingles. Everyone’s needs are different. It’s like an interactive choose-your-own-adventure.
I’ve never read any of the ’50 Shades of Grey’ books because the Internet pre-educated me about the ‘my inner goddess is doing the merengue with some salsa moves’ material.
Allowing alternative narrative modes in popular entertainment may seem obvious, yet when you turn a pilot into the people upstairs and the main character isn’t after what she wants by the top of page two, you get treated as if you’ve failed at writing.
Because teenagers don’t have adult responsibilities yet, you can create your own drama, and it’s a universe of your own emotions.
I advise all my novel students to write in the company of ‘Veronica Mars.’
Try to remember that decisions are made by individual, fallible personalities, not gods. It’s hard. I know.
‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ has taught me more about the nature of a vacuum in space than any of the demonstrations in my high school AP physics textbook.
Ultimately, criticism that ‘The Real World’ has devolved into a lesser enterprise comes from the viewers who came of age alongside it, not the teens of the moment that MTV has always existed for.
Louis CK knows that just because a joke is using space as a resource instead of something to be crammed like a hamper, this doesn’t mean a story isn’t happening.
Irvine is such a safe, stable, planned community, and I’m a person who has a lot of inner longing for drama and romance. So I think in some way the structure of Irvine made me more creative because I had these boundaries, and I thought outside them.
I was an anxious kid. I worried about getting homework finished, even back when homework didn’t count for anything.
If there is one thing for which the ‘Real Housewives’ franchise deserves artistic recognition, it is the patient and immaculate building of a villain.
I’d go to the library so I could sit in a big, quiet room and listen to pages being turned. There was a boring librarian who everyone in fifth grade hated. But I loved her because when she would read us stories in her soft voice, she’d turn my head into a snow globe.
I’m definitely very interested in doing female narrators that aren’t typically feminine or emotional or soft – especially teenage girls – because I have such a hard time relating to so many of them that I read. They feel psychologically cuter to me than I ever was.
My feeling for reality TV isn’t ironic, guilty, or apologetic. Reality TV is one of the few remaining modes of popular entertainment in which characterization is permitted as plot.
I understand how hard it is to force yourself to be someone different. By the end of high school, I had taken to doing my math homework up against a concealed wall during lunch because I was tired of socializing.