CONFESSIONS OF A MISANTHROPE blog author,
Elizabeth Green, reflects on one of her favorite author, actor, & fellow ABG Issa Rae’s book – The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl.
Q: What does “The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl” mean to you?
A: Having Issa Rae explain how she fell in love with the internet, computers, and all things computer nerdy girl allowed me to relive how I fell in love with the internet: (Insert Tumblr link)
Q: What was your favorite part of “The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl?”
A: I completely fell out laughing while reading how Issa was caught giving a fake photo of herself to her 90s Interweb love affair. Issa went on to describe the photo she sent and the reasons why she did it; and all her reasons hit home with how digital marketing remains today.
“Bitches, in fact, be trippin’!” Issa Rae
Q: Where do you hang out when you’re on the Interwebs?
A: I’m mainly on Tumblr now trying to practice my creative writing. (Insert Tumblr link)
Q: What’s your favorite episode of “The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl?”
A: Easy. Dance. [said while vouging.]
Q: How do you incorporate your ABG personality into your creative writing?
A: I bring all my pretty jam nerdy experiences to my online persona, Elizabeth Green, to give an aspect of life in the safety of the Interwebs that is often missing in many relationships in our “real” lives.
The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae
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