About Virginia Heffernan:
Virginia Heffernan is an American journalist. From 2003 to 2011, she was a staff writer for The New York Times — first as a TV critic, then as a magazine columnist, and then as an opinion writer. She has also worked as a senior editor for Harper's, a founding editor of Talk, a TV critic for Slate, a fact checker for The New Yorker and a national correspondent for Yahoo News. Heffernan writes as a cultural critic, with particular attention to digital culture. She is known as a playful, stylish and erudite writer; in 2014 Ben Yagoda in the Chronicle of Higher Education named her among his top candidates for "best living writer of English prose." Since 2014, Heffernan has been a Visiting Scholar in Media, Communications and Culture at NYU and a regular contributor to Backchannel and The Message, both writing collectives housed on The Medium website. She currently writes a monthly column on language for The New York Times Magazine called "First Words".
Unless you are rich, and can con vales center in a sanatorium estate (where visitors came down a tiered, oceanside lawn to found you ato your easel) you have to keep going when you're depressed. That means phone calls, appointments errands, holidays,...Virginia Heffernan
Unless you are rich and can convalesce in a sanatorium estate (where visitors came down a tiered, oceanside lawn to found you at your easel) you have to keep going when you're depressed. That means phone calls, appointments errands, holidays, family,...Virginia Heffernan