Things I’m Verbing: Abrahamic problems, skyscraper farms and fake hillbilly pride

the comments on this J.D. Vance piece are more compelling than the piece itself, I think: https://t.co/Rargs679r5 — Anne Helen Petersen (@annehelen) March 18, 2017 You don’t often hear exhortations to read the comments, but Anne Helen Petersen is right: Hillbilly Elegy writer J.D. Vance is awfully proud of himself for moving to Columbus, Ohio, anContinue reading “Things I’m Verbing: Abrahamic problems, skyscraper farms and fake hillbilly pride”

Things I’m Verbing: Abortion, smugness and testimony

Oh my god, what has happened since Tuesday? I mean, there’s the Heartbeat Bill in my native Ohio, which criminalizes abortion at a point before most women even know they’re pregnant. There’s Trump getting the National Park Service to deny permits for weeks around the Lincoln Memorial to prevent the Million Woman March next month.Continue reading “Things I’m Verbing: Abortion, smugness and testimony”

Things I’m Verbing: Hometown datelines, apocalyptic morality and art as subtweet

I love Pocket — I really do. Being able to save longer stories for later, especially in the stripped-down, no-ads version that lets you best concentrate on the ideas and images, is great. But I have outdone myself in much the same way I have outdone myself rediscovering how much I love the public library system: IContinue reading “Things I’m Verbing: Hometown datelines, apocalyptic morality and art as subtweet”

Things I’m Verbing: The goal of terrorism, Ohio in distress and identities we don’t discuss

https://twitter.com/bobbybigwheel/status/712248916771786753 https://twitter.com/jillfilipovic/status/712242181684269056 Solidarité et fraternité avec nos amis belges qui subissent à leur tour une vague de terrorisme. #Bruxelles pic.twitter.com/GgJ0asXvuA — Ronan Loas (@RonanLoas) March 22, 2016 If you missed “33 and Never Been Kissed” at the Establishment last week, you’re in store for an amazing and very brave piece of writing. An interactive from the ClevelandContinue reading “Things I’m Verbing: The goal of terrorism, Ohio in distress and identities we don’t discuss”