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stuff i read: may 2019

Here are some things I read this month that weren’t a waste of time!

Janelle Shane, This neural net would like to deliver these petitions

Leah Johnson, The Jonas Brothers Joke About Their Purity Rings Now. Why Can’t I?

Daniel Nichanian, “A Sliver of Light:” Maine’s Top Election Official on Voting From Prison

Thomas Leo Ogren, Botanical Sexism Cultivates Home-Grown Allergies

Tierney Finster, The Woman Who Wrote The Book On ‘Doing Nothing’ On Why Inactivity Is The Only Thing That Can Save Us

Gabrielle Emanuel, How Making History Unmade A Family

Jaya Saxena, We’ve Entered the Era of the Large Adult Meatball

Natalie Adler, Season 2 Of “Killing Eve” Killed The Queer Subtext, And All The Fun Along With It

Miles Klee, The Great Solicited Dick Pic Experiment

some stuff i read: april 2019

Here are some things I read this month that weren’t a waste of time!

Anna Borges, “I am not always very attached to being alive”

Epiphora, “Masturbating like it’s 1925 with the Polar Cub Electric Vibrator, Oster Massagett, and Vanguard Vibro-Massager”

Hannah Williams, “The Gay Love Stories of Moomin and the Queer Radicality of Tove Jansson”

Alexis Nedd, “Why Captain America is definitely a virgin”

Kyle Korver, “Privileged”

Lesley Kinsel, “Fat Bias Kept Me Sick”

Alex Palmer, “When Art Fought the Law and the Art Won”

some stuff i read: march 2019

Here are a few things I read this month that weren’t a waste of time!

Elizabeth O-Connell-Thompson, “Do No Harm” & “xx”

Cass Marshall, “Everyone hates my big stupid horse in Red Dead Online”

Alex Pareene, “Nihilist in Chief”

Mia Mercado’s newsletter Cake for Breakfast is always a delight in my inbox.

Ryan Mach, “Getting arrested for nunchuck possession was the best thing that ever happened to me”

Sarah Gailey, “STET”

Caity Weaver, “My 14-Hour Search for the End of TGI Friday’s Endless Appetizers”

monthly faves: february & march 2k15

JAMZ: Okay, so I spent most of February playing “Uptown Funk” and Azealia Banks’ “212” on repeat, but I also got super into SBTRKT’s “Wildfire” which is best played at near ear-splitting volume while doing a kind of flailing, loose-limbed dance that involves far too much ribcage. March was spent listening to my extensive love song playlist while we ready wedding stuff, but it also brought me “Fade into You” from Nashville which I found in the comments of a wedding playlist post. It’s like… goth country, romantic and lingering. So pretty.

ALBUM: Working full-time has totally destroyed my music finding and album listening. I’ve turned into a single-loving repeater and a safe-for-work Pandora station listener. But! I have revisited Natalia   [more…]

monthly faves: january 2k15

This here is the first post in a new series for 2015 where I talk about things I loved this month! Because I don’t spend enough time doing it at the end of the year. Obviously.

JAM: Because I have functioning ears and have also been alive for the last two months, my favorite jam is currently “Uptown Funk”. Bruno Mars is everything and it’s just SO GOOD. I love late 70s/early 80s era funk and “Uptown Funk” hits all the right notes of nostalgia and homage while still feeling really fresh and new and alive. Even with as much airplay as it’s been getting and as much as I’ve been listening to it on my own, I am still not sick of it. Also, the performance from Ellen was too much and Crystal won’t stop watching it at work   [more…]