#OldGoals

I’m wandering through my 30s, listening to my educational podcasts, when I am suddenly confronted with my own mortality. Or at least confronted with the fact that the podcast Grammar Girl is explaining some new slang term. Not only do I not know what it means, I’ve never actually heard of it. The hashtag SquadGoals … [Read more…]

Is Blogging Dead?

Google “Is blogging dead?” and you’ll get top search results from plenty of blogs, but also major traditional news outlets like The Guardian and Mother Jones. I didn’t search for this on a whim, I was listening to a backlog ofFreakonomics podcasts and in a live show, Stephen Dubner mentions how much he misses blogging. … [Read more…]

Now I’m The Weird One

I found myself cheering for this article on Slate about dressing for flights. In it, the writer contends that Americans need to stop dressing like slobs while flying. “Among the cavalcade of pajama pants, tracksuits, nightgowns, painting rags, and ill-fitting sweatshirts that one encounters in the world’s terminals and stations these days, the competently dressed … [Read more…]

It’s Not Middle Age, It’s You

There are so many problems with this article in The Atlantic. So many. “As we pass our prime, it is with a growing awareness that younger people coming after us haven’t yet reached their peak. Those who can’t bear the shift to a supporting role may become increasingly narcissistic in the unhealthy sense of the … [Read more…]