July 26, 2013

Catch-22s and 420 revelations

When Rape Goes Viral - Newsweek

The horrific Catch-22 of rape in the internet age.


Why Aren’t Women at Home in the World of Weed? - NYmag.com

About that time I went to a marijuana convention...


Pie chart: 10 minutes away - The Hairpin

Sorry for all those abrupt goodbyes, mom.


#Realtalk: Email newsletter etiquette for journalists - Columbia Journalism Review

Meta.


Pie chart: How are we justifying our selfies? - The Hairpin

But really, do they even need justification?



I'm reading:

The two voices behind most airport loudspeakers. On writing for Orange Is the New Black. Isabella Stewart Gardner was such a baller. We pardoned Spitzer but punish sex workers. I loved this piece, but letsbereal Rolling Stone, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is not in the same age group as many of your readers. An LA serial killer returns. The super freaky story of Rick James.



Spirit animal:

I’m writing this from London, where I am, as they say, on holiday. Having the best time.

(You know I love you all, and I read and relish every reply to this newsletter, but please don’t respond with a joke about the royal baby. You’re better than that.)



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Leisure. There’s a lot to be said for it.



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