Frida Oskarsdottir


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.

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Where Are We When We’re Online?: As technology enters evermore spheres of our lives, we spend more and more time in virtual space.

Survival Guide: Staying Alive While Biking in the City: Biking in the city is no joke. Shaky novices and seasoned cyclists alike share the streets with pedestrians, cabs, and trucks. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it.

Wait, this was supposed to be about 2017? Sh*t.: I made a typo so this is about 2007.

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.

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.

Solar and the City: A Day with Brooklyn SolarWorksAs 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.

May We Admire You: SugarTool:
A chat with Kirthika Parmeswaran, the CEO of SugarTool, a neonatal health app.

15 Things That Might Just Happen When the L Train Shuts Down: The L is the quickest way from Brooklyn to Manhattan. Here are some prophecies for what might happen on that first fateful day.

How 3 of the Best New TV Shows Get F*cking RightHow “Insecure,” “Fleabag” and “Chewing Gum” get messy, dimpled, and quite often un-sexy sex right.

Our Hair, OurselvesFor 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 2017Advice from an amateur but avid media consumer struggling to balance staying informed with staying afloat.