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My latest for the Guardian!!
Alex Leo: Want to blend in with the startup crowd? These all-purpose clichés mean absolutely nothing. Which goes a long way at a cocktail party full of founders
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A playlist that reminds you that being alone is way better than being with a jerk.
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I won candy on the #googlebirthday doodle! Score: 95
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"Halloween is fast approaching and Hannah wants her friends to go as the Golden Girls with her but is hurt when she realizes none of them know what that is."
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Alex Leo: When I was a kid, summers were a time of wonder. Now we just live through them in daylight-free cubicles
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My latest for ELLE: "My inability to walk in a straight line without looking like I've been snared by a series of Wile E. Coyote traps is why, over the years, I've developed strategies for my odd beauty disasters that I thought I’d share with you"
Or, how I learned to stop worrying about fancy people and draw on myself.
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Oh, Wesleyan
Wesleyan seems to be slinking away from its weird and activist roots to attract rich students and even richer donors
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For realz, xkcd nailed it.
"You never have to read another tech thinkpiece again thanks to xkcd" - Joel Pavelski #truth
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It’s too much. The movie has been out less than a week, and you already feel like it’s consumed as much air as three seasons of Girls combin…
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Alex Leo is the head of audience development for Yahoo! Before that she was the head of product for Newsweek and Reuters.com, a senior editor at The Huffington Post and an associate producer at ABC News. She was named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2012 and chosen by NBC New York as one of the top twenty people to follow on Twitter. She has written for The GuardianThe Atlantic WireElle,JezebelReuters, and more, as well as the play "Love, Loss and What I Wore."

She is a regular contributor to PBS MediaShiftand on the advisory board to Internet Week New York. She has been described as "a starter" by Nieman Journalism Lab for her ability to build new properties and "hilarious" by Mediabistro for her ability to make fun of NYT headlines.

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