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What We’re Reading This Week

Because so much of what we're exposed to is Bad, we're highlighting some of the things we've read each week that were Good.

Please, Fuck Off: 2020 Adult Halloween

Cancel it. Incinerate it. Trap it in a box lined with knives and wrap it up in chains and padlocks and throw it in the bottom of the lake.

The 'Mean Girls' Halloween scene but edited, making Cady Haron as a 'coronavirus' bride, Gretchen Wieners the 'Mike Pence fly,' and Karen Smith as a slutty 'Notorious Ruth Bader Ginsburg.'

Pandemic Life: We Are All Skeletons Now

In 2020, nothing feels truer than a massive, expensive, decorative representation of our own mortality.

Oatmeal Is Tearing Us Apart

Civil war has broken out because some people like oatmeal and some other people are wrong.

Crosbie, Rafi, Sam and Paul and our Discord chat on the Discourse Blog Twitch stream talking about oatmeal, our screen split apart by a glowing bowl of oatmeal, with a purple textured background

I Would Simply Smack the Tiny Spy Drone

Ring's new flying spycam is horrifying but consider this: you can probably smash it.

Let Me Tell You About My Heart

Or, how some people tried to un-fuck my fairly fucked-up organ.

The Last Four Years

How the Trump presidency radicalized me.

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I’m Tired of This Already

The Kamala Harris conversation is exhausting and infuriating in every direction.

My Long, Maddening Search for a Joe Biden Bumper Sticker

A nationwide quest to discover if literally anybody is 'ridin' with Biden.'

I Know What I Googled This Summer

What have I been up to? Let my search history lead the way!

I Can’t Stop Thinking About the Bat That Did This

One microscopic speck of a virus, and here we are. Think about that!

How Is It August Already

Can you believe we ever thought we’d be even partially out of this thing by now?

Caught in the Ripple

What the pandemic did to my father.

Pandemic Life: Unsolved Mysteries

I'm still haunted by the mystery of my hometown's banana peel pile. What strange things can you just not shake?

Pandemic Life: My Husband Got Really Into Miniatures

When the world started to fall apart, Tony decided to make his own.

Please, Fuck Off: VC Startup Guys

The brightest minds in cutting-edge business are some of the dumbest motherfuckers out there.

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