It's kind of astonishing to read this 2014 Deadspin article today. It's as if Trump took his playbook directly from gamergate. A prescient, considered, insightful prediction of the ethos and tools of today's vicious culture wars.


The whole garden is booming, but our volunteer squash plant is a wonder to behold!

Want to Escape Global Warming? These Cities Promise Cool Relief

While climate change affects everywhere, some areas in America will be less affected than others. And some of those fortunate places, it happens, might be looking for people.



This is a deep, masterful exploration of race, DNA, embodiment, wierdness, the anthropocene, and the limits of both biological determinism and the social construction of identity. Wow.

When You Meet the Monster, Anoint Its Feet

In the age of the Anthropocene and entrenched politics of whiteness, Bayo Akomolafe brings us face-to-face with our own unresolved ancestry.


Cheese exposed to hip-hop tastes better, finds Swiss experiment

A quirky experiment that exposed Swiss cheese to different kinds of music found that hip-hop made it taste the best.


@maerbear Guessing you are aware of this. If not you might want to check out this remarkable performance.

Hannah Gadsby: Nanette | Netflix Official Site

Australian comic Hannah Gadsby reshapes standard stand-up by pairing punchlines with personal revelations on gender, sexuality and childhood turmoil.


Isabel Wilkerson on Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ and the Great Migration

The former first lady’s long-awaited new memoir recounts with insight, candor and wit her family’s trajectory from the Jim Crow South to Chicago’s South Side and her own improbable journey from there to the White House.


Solving Our Climate Crisis: A National Town Hall. Look at this lineup. Definitely going to check it out.

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