It is an act of radical self-care to remind yourself there is other news and journalism out there totally unrelated to Comey, Trump and the downfall of the republic!
https://twitter.com/summerbrennan/status/803957130856382464 This is still about where I am: angry, cynical, unable to square the idea that Trump was either an actively good choice or not a dealbreaker for millions of Americans. I’m told that cultural issues are just a big distraction from “the real story,” the economic devastation that “we all ignored” in “the real America.”Continue reading “Things I’m Verbing: Inside baseball, zero sums and global workarounds”
This week, my cousin asked what “verbing” actually means. I have two answers. One is that I wanted something vague-yet-interesting enough to cover the wide range of feelings I have about the news on any given day. “Things I’m Loving” isn’t always accurate, and “Things I’m Reading” is just boring. The follow-up answer is that Calvin &Continue reading “Things I’m Verbing: Hovercraft parents, salty outerwear and the unexplored interior”
I’m delighted to start today’s link post with one of my own: my CityLab debut, “Why Do Passengers Insist on Crowding Around Subway Doors?“ This was legitimately a classic “This thing really gets my goat, I wonder if I can write about it?” And I learned a lot about the psychology of manspreading, sidewalk rage, gameContinue reading “Things I’m Verbing: Due diligence, master classes and why we bottleneck”