The System Failed My Cousin
And maybe I did, too. I was in law school, while my cousin ended up entangled in the justice system.
In this issue of Lenny: Leigh Flayton interviews Gen-X icons Janeane Garofalo and Lili Taylor; Carmen Lynch writes an essay on how having scoliosis led to becoming a comedian; Margaret Wilkerson Sexton writes about how the system failed her cousin; Meg Wolitzer reveals what makes her feel powerful; and Lauren Bohn reports on how the Trump administration's anti-abortion policies could keep girls out of school worldwide.
Lili Taylor and Janeane Garofalo
The Gen-X icons on their career trajectories, returning to their 20s, and costarring in Marvin's Room on Broadway.
Coming Out of My Plastic Shell
The comedian Carmen Lynch comes out of her plastic shell.
How I Learned to Feel Powerful
Novelist Meg Wolitzer on figuring out how to feel strong without a security blanket.