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Thank God Drew Barrymore lets it all hang out
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If you haven’t already, we recommend reading “Drew Barrymore Is Figuring It Out Live,” the New York Magazine cover story, in which she redefines the meaning of “letting it all hang out.” In fact, we’d like to deem her the new queen of vulnerability, in the most positive way.
Here’s a slice form the article written by E. Alex Jung:
This, after all, is not the Barrymore way: She has an anti-victim mentality. On the episode with Shields, they both wrestle with how their experiences didn’t fit neatly into the Me Too mold. They had complicated feelings about the “inappropriate” experiences they’d had growing up — it was difficult to parse what they were accountable for. As Barrymore sees it, the stuff that happened to her as a kid is about survival, not tragedy. It is part of the arc that has brought her here. “I choose very consciously not to see my life as things that have been done to me,” she says. “I want to see it as the things I did and chose to do. I’m not attracted to people who lay blame on others. I don’t find it sexy.”
We’re seeking a part-time social media manager to develop Jumble & Flow’s social media presence across platforms. We’re seeking someone who specializes in either or both Instagram and LinkedIn but also has hands-on experience with Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and potentially other channels such as TikTok TBD.
We’re currently in the process of transitioning from our current brand (Jumble & Flow) to The Midst (currently at The Midst Substack but soon to be the-midst.com). We will eventually retire jumbleandflow.com.
You’ll collaborate with our founder (Amy Cuevas Schroeder), editorial team, and marketing team, all of whom are part-timers as well.