Broke But Moisturized

Dia Becker
A weekly newsletter on self-awareness and millennial culture.
Created 28 May 2020
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  • Daily Drip
    16 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Rachel Rabbit White and Nico Walker via Vanity Fair Listening to: “All Too Well” (10 minute version). That’s a lie. I’m not actually listening to it at this moment. But I have exactly thrice since it ...
  • Daily Drip
    09 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    *teleporting via Grimes discography* Quote of the Week: “It’s going to be difficult, but that’s no surprise. The story of human intimacy is one of constantly allowing ourselves to see those we love mo...
  • Am I Daddy Gang?
    04 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 3 0
    via Spotify Last year I celebrated Christmas with my boyfriend’s family for the first time. I was nervous about conversation topics, what to wear, the pace at which I’d gorge myself, etc., hoping to m...
  • Daily Drip
    02 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    I’m still grinding it out on my nonprofit salary, and this newsletter helps a lot. For those of you who aren’t yet paid subscribers, might I encourage you to become one for $5/month. You won’t even se...
  • The jig is up
    29 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    My dearest readers, I am not who you think I am. I am not the champion of equality you’d once been sold. I am not Miss Independent, nor Miss Self-Sufficient, nor Miss Keep Your Distance. When I bought...
  • Daily Drip
    26 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    If my podcast cover looks anything like this, consider it a hostage situation and alert the authorities immediately. Listening to: “In My Dreamz” by Champagne Drip ft. Linney. Is it just me, or does s...
  • Daily Drip
    19 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    I’m still grinding it out on my nonprofit salary, and this newsletter helps a lot. For those of you who aren’t yet paid subscribers, might I encourage you to become one for $5/month. You won’t even se...
  • An open letter to the hostess with the perfect French haircut who made eyes at my boyfriend
    15 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 4 0
    Taylor LaShae via Getty Images. People aren’t supposed to look like this IRL but alas, here we are… Dear Amélie, Do you mind if I call you by a name that is (very likely) not yours? I don’t know why I...
  • Daily Drip
    12 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    the Axis: Bold as Love cover. I had some giant bamboo wall hanging of this very art in high school. Drinking: Trader Joe’s cold pressed green juice. I’m feeling animal guilt (and a bit greasy) after e...
  • Daily Drip
    05 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    via koimoi. I’m not saying I’d leave my boyfriend for Jung Ho-yeon… but I’m not saying I wouldn’t. Eating: Lindt “touch of sea salt” dark chocolate bar, my usual coffee companion. It’s 10 AM and I’m f...
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