We have already reached alarming levels of bad quarantine content
While the internet offers a support system for those practicing social distancing, some celebrities can’t help but view everyone stuck at home as a captive audience.
No politician deserves fan fiction
Save your weird projections about our next Democratic nominee for your therapist.
The CIA’s Twitter account is a war crime
Illustrating the banality of evil, one self-care tip at a time.
Do u even DIY, bro?
Elon Musk made a song so bad that it demands a re-examination of what it means to be an indie musician in the internet age.
I hope Mr. Peanut is honey-roasting in hell
Just kidding, corporate mascots don’t die — they always end up coming back to haunt us.
Podcast ads are a very hot media trend right now
Does having someone in your ear telling you about a some start-up actually make you want to sign up for it? No, and it will be at least two years until someone notices.
The building blocks of my sanity come from phone Tetris
If I’m going to be addicted to tapping at a screen, it’s probably for the best that I’m playing with blocks.
I am beginning to suspect that having a massive following on YouTube does not make people happy
YouTube’s dominance over the internet has immense implications for how we interact with and interpret the world.
What does it mean to give a gift?
The best gifts are a manifestation of the bond between two people.
Do you have the mental/emotional bandwidth to read this essay?
The “pre-written considerate text message script” should not be a stand-in for true communication, but here we are.
This is a post about post-normcore
Post-normcore tells us that our branding defines us, but it also doesn’t, but it also does.
Please join me in thinking about Chihuahuas
The pint-sized dog’s ferocity defies their delicacy, and then reinforces it by showing exactly how harmless they actually are. We should all be more like Chihuahuas.
How did Kendall Jenner get a copy of my book, ‘literally show me a healthy person’?
Or, why Kendall Jenner should give me $100,000.
Hannibal Buress might be a landlord, but he lives in our heads rent-free
The “Hannibal is a landlord” debacle illustrates the danger of assuming that our favorite celebrities share our politics.
Has an influencer raised your awareness yet?
I spent an excruciating afternoon at a Levi’s-sponsored symposium on social change.
The teens don’t want to love TikTok
The wildly popular video app is not the encapsulation of Generation Z that you, an old person, might think it is.
Dril didn’t sell out you sold out
Both social media and Hollywood are multi-million dollar operations, but only one of these industries pays its writers.
A list of questions won’t help you crack a celebrity
The idea that profiles can provide us real insight is a silly one we should all get over.