I promise that you’ll never find another brand lover like me
A look at Taylor Swift’s extensive corporate history, ahead of her new album.
Help! I’m an empath being attacked by an emotional vampire!
How social media enabled the memeification of mental health.
I’m Upset: Stop asking me to go on an adventure
Sorry, men of Tinder, but finding a burrito spot does not make you a thrillseeker.
All the world’s a stage, especially when you have no job prospects
Believe it or not, life as a travelling theater actor making $225 a week performing Shakespeare for high school students isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
Apps are definitely changing our sexual behavior, we’re just not sure how
Plenty of analysis has whiffed on diagnosing the impact of dating apps on our behavior — but that doesn’t mean we’re immune.
The slow erosion of Northern Pakistan
Glacial thaw threatens to disrupt the livelihood of millions of people in the Pakistani province of Gilgit-Baltistan.
The fight to make soccer less fun
The Video Assisted Referee is transforming soccer. It is also revealing some of the deepest contradictions about the ways we think about law, power, and politics.
We the undersigned would like philosophy to remain quite useless
A recent op-ed in the ‘New York Times’ argues, foolishly, that philosophy is in danger of becoming too political.
Walter Mercado couldn’t have predicted this
A new Miami exhibit celebrates the Puerto Rican astrologer, who opened a window into self-care and spiritual wellness for millions of viewers.
Inside the VHS-only documentary about the most mysterious musical collective ever
A new movie about the Elephant 6 Recording Company, which housed bands like Neutral Milk Hotel, of Montreal, and the Olivia Tremor Control, receives an unconventional release.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the only wonder our world has produced
If you want to judge a society, judge it by its trash.
What we loved this week: Revisiting ‘Eastbound & Down,’ falling for Blueface’s absurdity, unfortunately enjoying a podcast
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of August 12, 2019.
A Good Place: Learning to live off the land with the Bob Ross of primitive technology
John Plant’s ‘Primitive Technology’ YouTube channel helps you build everything you need for a life survived simply.
AAFU: Should I end things with my much-younger partner?
I think it might be better to save ourselves pain in the future.
Riding a chauffeured motorcycle is the saddest thing a rich person can do
A moment in the new season of HBO’s ‘Succession’ highlighted a very real phenomenon that feels like the perfect metaphor for why the world is going to hell on a hog.
Thursday is the best day
You heard me.
Marianne Williamson isn’t kooky, she’s just religious
Attempts to parse the presidential candidate’s unlikely success will always fail if they don’t confront this simple truth.
Oh no! Oh damn! I fell in love with New York
It is frankly humiliating to feel like this.
No shit, video games are political. They’re conservative.
The video game industry claims its products avoid politics, but that’s a lie.
Can I be objective about the beauty of my son?
Traditional aesthetics cannot account for his sweet little face.