Read: The Riveter Magazine
It's no shocker: In a world where breaking news can travel in less than 140 characters, print — and specifically, long-form journalism — has been struggling to compete. Well, new blood has entered the arena. Started as a $2,000 crowd-funded project by Missouri School of Journalism graduates Kaylen Ralph and Joanna Demkiewicz, The Riveter is a new print and online publication of original columns and personal essays for women, by women.
I have no shame in admitting this: A big reason why I love Pride and Prejudice is thanks to the stubborn, ruggedly handsome, hopeful romantic known as Mr. Darcy. Sure, Austen's literary commentary on the mundane, trivial life of early 19th century English society is fascinating, poignant, and ahead of her time. But — it's Pemberley's finest who has set the bar so high that no modern-day man — or even fictional heartthrob (Edward Cullen, who?) — will ever live up to expectations. Yes, I fully embrace the spinster-chic life of a single lady in the city, thanks.
Whether you're just getting out of a relationship or excited for falling leaves and chilly temps, "Changing Of The Seasons" is the perfect song for these transitional times. With the help of French producer Madeon, the Irish trio has created a happy, electro-heavy anthem that will leave you closing out the summer in dance. It's bittersweet, but worth the listen!