Entries by Brittany Van Horne


5 Personal Essays I Didn’t Get to Publish Before the Boom was Over

For the last few days, my friends have been sharing an op-ed entitled The Personal Essay Boom is Over. This is devastating news for me, a personal essay writer with so many stories left to tell. Here’s a preview of the five essays I was working on that will never be. You Were My Song, […]


Why I’m Inviting This Season’s Winner of MasterChef Junior to Read My Eulogy

Okay, first off, huge fan of the show, and please– please, hold your security off for one minute — if you were that concerned about safety, you shouldn’t have left the studio door wide open. Look, we all know that if you continue on with this format for much longer, MasterChef Junior is donezo. You […]


A Note From the Witch Who Stole Sean Spicer’s Cool

First of all, I feel compelled to preface this all by saying that I do not enjoy the spotlight. I’m no different than you — I do what I do to provide for my family, and I prefer to keep my business quiet and private. In this economy, if you’re able to be choosy about […]