“Petscop,” the Creepy YouTube Series That Confounded Gamers on Reddit (a trip down the kind of murky internet rabbit hole I cannot resist). Farewell to Halt and Catch Fire, the best show that nobody watched (yes, it’s over, and it finished incredibly well). The War To Sell You A Mattress Is An Internet Nightmare (who […]
Mr. Robot returns, but is charging its batteries instead of changing the world (it’s back!). From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers Tell Their Stories (me, and everyone else). Wim Wenders on his Polaroids – and why photography is now over Mr Throat and Me (I don’t smoke anymore but still enjoyed this).
The Polar Expedition That Went Berserk. How Breitbart And Milo Smuggled Nazi and White Nationalist Ideas Into The Mainstream Is the Internet Changing Time? A lovely, restrained Halt And Catch Fire lets everyone grieve in their own way (the third season of H&CF is just great). Also started reading Oliver Burkeman’s The Antidote: Happiness for […]
Michelle Dean Uncovers Some Truths About Snopes Stephen King on Movies Gerald’s Game, 1922, It, The Stand Kevin Smith’s Second Act Saying goodbye to white collar thinking A Novel on the Rise: Robin Sloan and Kevin Nguyen Talk “Sourdough” I read Robin Sloan’s brilliant, charming and slightly bonkers Sourdough this weekend. Highly recommended. Here’s his EYOE […]
Meet the Hands (and the Man) that Bring Chance the Rapper to the Deaf Where did rap’s now-ubiquitous “Migos flow” come from? Stephen King, The Art of Fiction No. 189 This Private Investigator Was The Original Most Interesting Man In The World Jeff Koons: Or, Who’s Liberating Whom? How to Make a Movie Out of […]