Happy 10th Birthday to Now Smell This!


Today is the tenth anniversary of the day that Now Smell This went “live” on the internet. I can still remember sitting at my computer in the living room of my apartment in Hoboken, reading that Robin had started a blog all about perfume…

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Elsewhere on the Internet: My “Listicle” About Celebrity Perfumes


For the past two years, I’ve been writing uncredited profiles of famous people in history and culture for the Biography website. Hey, a girl’s got to pay the bills. And more recently, I’ve been authoring articles (really more like “listicles”) on specific topics, with a byline.

Here’s my latest piece, a summary of important moments in celebrity perfumes. Enjoy!

My Tumblr Life, Part 3

p01js8t2A new year, a new Tumblr project! I’m still reading Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch, taking my time (and taking occasional short breaks when the novel’s many episodes of loss overwhelm me a bit). In the meantime, I’ve started a Tumblr as a sort of collage-homage, juxtaposing images of places, objects, and works of art that occur in the story. You can view it here.

To see my other obsessive posts about Donna Tartt, click here.

Image: via BBC.