So Anyway, F*ck Singles’ Day

Say “treat yourself” to me one more time.

From an H&M marketing email, which managed not to joke about or demean single people. Mazels.

There’s a certain anger I reserve for made-up holidays. It’s on a special little shelf in my psyche, next to the rage I save for people who lean against the entire subway pole. Made-up holidays are designed to make us spend money, and while I certainly don’t mind our country throwing a little cash into the stream of commerce, I do mind the sentiment under which we’re…

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