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‘Cat Person’ and ‘Zola’: Two Viral Shorts, Two Different Reactions

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Spoilers for ‘Cat Person’ ahead! This week, a short story in The New Yorker took the Internet by storm. Cat Person, written by Kristen Roupenian, is about two individuals meeting, texting, and eventually going on a lackluster date. Told from the point-of-view of Margot, a 20-year-old college student, the piece encapsulates what it means to date as a young woman. Cat Person explores the fantasies, insecurities, and looming threat of danger that women, in general, face on the dating scene. Margot’s 34-year-old date, Robert, is also guilty of projecting his fantasies onto the dating experience, and by the end, he turns on Margot in a way that feels all too real for many women who took to Twitter to express their…

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Last Minute Shopping Woes Cured: Most Popular Kindle Books Under $15

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Shopping is done and holiday gifts have been either wrapped or gifted, but just as you’re congratulating yourself for that accomplishment and not going over budget you realize you forgot a few names! How do you get those last minute gifts quickly and not break the bank? E-books! These make the greatest gifts and Kindle has a number of the most popular books of 2017 that you can send for download under $15. Here’s just a smattering of the offers on Kindle. Fiction The Midnight Line: A Jack Reacher Novel, Lee Child How far would you go to return something to somebody that you discovered in a pawn shop? This is exactly the adventure Jack Reacher takes in this Lee Child…

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