Frida Oskarsdottir is a co-founder of High-Strung. Originally from Iceland, she has a BA in English and an MS in Environment and Natural Resources. She currently works at an educational technology publisher. Her writing has appeared in A Women’s Thing and xoJane.
E-mail: email@example.com | Twitter: @fridaoskars
An All-Women Comedy Show That’s, Well, Just a Comedy Show: What’s considered funny has long been dictated by the white male perspective. This Brooklyn comedy show is doing its part to change that.
The Internet Never Forgets: The Podcast: In our first episode, three of us discuss, what else, deeply embarrassing stories from our past.
There’s Dignity in this Undignified Behavior: Our Art Director was too busy to bring our shameful behavior to life, so we took it into our own hands.
Pools Are Weird: The history of these oversized baths in America is a history of socioeconomic divides, private and public spaces, and of course, bikinis.
May We Admire You: SugarTool: A chat with Kirthika Parmeswaran, the CEO of SugarTool, a neonatal health app.
High-Strung: The Crossword: A longtime crossword enthusiast makes her first puzzle.
Revisiting the Movie “Stepmom”: A play-by-play of the 1998 film, starring Julia Roberts post-“Pretty Woman” and Susan Sarandon pre-Bernie Sanders. Watch with us.
Solar and the City: A Day with Brooklyn SolarWorks: As the High-Strung ambassador for the Power chapter, Frida joined a group of New Yorkers for a rainy-day tour with Brooklyn SolarWorks, put on by New York Adventure Club.
How 3 of the Best New TV Shows Get F*cking Right: How “Insecure,” “Fleabag” and “Chewing Gum” get messy, dimpled, and quite often un-sexy sex right.
Our Hair, Ourselves: For some women, losing their hair can mean losing a piece of who they are. I talked to a friend about how that feels.
New Phone, Who Dis?: Snapshots of a life as told through clunky, beloved phones.
An Interview With the Woman Whose Protest Sign Led to the Resignation of a State Senator: Becky Haines shares her side to the story of how her retweeted photograph led to the resignation of Nebraska State Senator Bill Kintner.
7 Media-Inspired Suggestions for Not Losing Your Mind in 2017: Advice from an amateur but avid media consumer struggling to balance staying informed with staying afloat.