In No World Did I Need to Know Mr. Bean’s Thoughts on Cancel Culture
'Mr. Bean weighs in on cancel culture': a real thing that now exists!
The Things That Got Us Through 2020
This year was awful. Here are just a few of the things that made it more bearable.
Let the Year End Before You Do Year-End Lists
A modest proposal for the 'year-after' list.
The Journey Continues
What Discourse Blog did in 2020, what we're hoping to do in 2021, and why we would love your support.
There’s Nowhere to Go but Up
The days have been getting shorter and shorter for months. This is where it ends.
Presenting: the Nominees for Discourse Blog’s Person of the Year
The people who made our lives slightly better (or worse) in 2020.
I’m Obsessed With Dave, the ‘Great British Bake Off’ Guy Who Freaking Loves California
Dave is addicted to the Golden State, and I'm addicted to Dave.
No Heroes: Girl Scouts
Being apolitical is not working for an organization I've cherished for much of my life.
The Election Made Me Get a Cat
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a woman in possession of deep anxiety over politics must be in want of a tiny creature to obsess over.
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.
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.
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.
Pandemic Life: I Started Cross Stitching and I Can’t Stop
How an accidental hobby became my obsession.
A Definitive Ranking of How Much Each State’s DNC Roll Call Felt Like a David Lynch Movie
Another deeply weird night at the Big Dance.