Bird of the Week: Australian Raven
Congrats to the people of Australia on this top-notch corvid.
Netflix’s Commitment to Trans People Is a Joke
The streaming platform's suspension of a senior software engineer shows how little it actually cares about diversity and inclusion.
Sally Rooney Deserves An Apology
The author's courageous decision to support the BDS movement was met with vile, gross, and honestly weird distortions of the truth.
What Conservatives Accidentally Get Right About Columbus Day
They say we're living in the world he made, and they're correct! They just think that's a good thing.
Bird of the Week: Red Junglefowl
It's not a chicken! But it also IS a chicken.
State Songs, Ranked
Our state songs are a journey to the heights of the great American songbook and the depths of aural hell.
Maybe This Internet Is Not Sustainable
Facebook needs to be broken up yesterday.
Bird of the Week: These Parrots
The red-crowned parrot is a shrieking, beautiful beast.
So, What’s Up With Occupy Democrats?
RT if you need to know what the hell is going on.
These Are Some Questions I Have About Donald Trump’s Fixation With Show Tunes
The mind reels.
Bird of the Week: Green-Barred Woodpecker
Woodpeckers are objectively awesome.
I Watched Hours of Old Videos From My Teens and Survived
The only thing worse than the mortifying ordeal of being known, is the mortifying ordeal of knowing (and facing) a former version of yourself.
‘The Card Counter’ and the Sins of a Nation
Paul Schrader's latest film asks if we'll ever be forgiven for the War on Terror.
Bird of the Week: Toucan Barbet
'A damn watercolor of a bird.'
We Don’t Talk Enough About: Lox Spread
It's a delicious schmear for all the people, not just the privileged few.
Please Enjoy This Wild Nextdoor Letter About Yelling and Pickleball
The AOC Dress Freakout Isn’t Really About AOC
It's about the enraging limitations of our current political moment.
An In-Depth Interview With My Son About Today’s World
I thought I'd use this week's What Now to see what insights he might have on the many pressing topics of the day.
Bird of the Week: Steller’s Sea Eagle
Journey with us to the far shores of Japan and Russia, where this incredible bird rules over all that it surveys.
The 13 Most Embarrassing Songs About Hating Donald Trump
Trump has left office (for now) but these ultra-cringey pop culture artifacts are still haunting us.