“I Wanna Get Better”… At Updating This Site

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Find out what I’ve been doing for the past four months. (Hint: It includes a lot of Tyler Perry, dying plants and attempts at writing.)

Soundtrack Of My Life: Running Songs

Running Songs

Hit the ground running with songs from CSS, Daft Punk, The Sounds and Shiny Toy Guns.

Soundtrack Of My Life: First Name Songs

First Names

Be on a first-name basis with Amy Winehouse, Kaiser Chiefs, The Shins and Elvis Costello.

Soundtrack Of My Life: Songs For The Elements


Bright Eyes, Jawbreaker, The Carpenters and Tegan & Sara commune with nature.

Soundtrack Of My Life: Infatuation Songs


Blondie, Kylie Minogue, No Doubt and Hall & Oats offer up a great stalker soundtrack.

Soundtrack Of My Life: Songs To Clean To


Ida Maria, Hellogoodbye, Two Door Cinema Club & Phoenix will make your shammy shimmy.

Soundtrack Of My Life: NSFW Songs That Have Me SMH


Let’s investigate Blood On The Dance Floor, Millionaires, Kreayshawn & Die Antwoord.

More about Leslie Simon

Leslie is the author of Geek Girls Unite: How Fangirls, Bookworms, Indie Chicks and Other Misfits Are Taking Over the World, out now through It Books. She is also the author of Wish You Were Here: An Essential Guide to Your Favorite Music Scenes and co-author of Everybody Hurts: An Essential Guide to Emo Culture. She currently lives in Los Angeles, CA.