Atta Girl
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Atta Girl

Confessions Of A Reply Guy

As a GenX-latch-key kid who had to find her own entertainment, replying to any random Twitter post I see seemed fun and harmless. Then I realized I’m an adult.

The author, performing an original production for her stuffed animals, ready to crash your party.

Growing up as a GenX kid with absentee parents meant I learned to fend for myself early in life, not only in terms of learning basic life skills like feeding myself and my younger siblings, but also in the every day matter of finding ways to amuse myself. The…



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Jennifer Barnett

Former managing editor of The Atlantic, Teen Vogue, Redbook, and Elle. Now I’m writing. Expat in Amsterdam.