8@8: Your Morning Scoop
Lena Dunham published her diary to raise money for teen writers
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News of the Day:
+ Lena Dunham dropped a surprise book yesterday. Is It Evil Not to Be Sure? is a compilation of her diary entries from 2005 to 2006. In an interview, Dunham revealed she was "moved" by her writing and believes journaling can be a "radical act" for women. Book profits will benefit Girls Write Now, an organization focused on fostering young female writers.
+ For all the times you've tried to take a Victoria's Secret model-like selfie and failed, here comes the über-forgiving automatic selfie stick. It literally comes equipped with a fan and a beauty-enhancing light so you can be your very best self in every photo.
+ Every year, New York's MOMA PS1 Warm Up series houses some of the hottest names in dance music. This summer's lineup has just been released, and you can expect acts such as Theo Parrish, Skream, D.R.A.M., and more—catch the shows every Saturday from June until August.
+ BADBADNOTGOOD just dropped a groovy track featuring Future Islands frontman, Sam Herring, titled "Time Moves Slow." The song is one of many star-studded collabs off of IV, set to release July 8. Listen, below:
Deal of the Day:
Two of our favorite brands have taken on some very exciting new endeavors. Jewelry designer Pamela Love collaborated with non-profit enterprise Mercado Global to create a line of indigo dip-dyed boho accessories, created by female artisans in Guatemala. You can shop the collection here. Illesteva, one of our favorite sunglass lines, also expanded into handbags. Retailing from $180 to $390, you can shop the colorful new collection here.
Advice of the Day:
"I believe in karma, and I believe if you put out positive vibes to everybody, that's all you're going to get back." —Kesha
GIF of the Day: