Bookmarks (21)

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    The Tom Cruise Effect

    Everybody forgets. Nietzsche was super into it. I forget why. Forgetting a celebrity name is common...

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    Immuniday

    Tomorrow is Leah's immuniday. It's what we're calling the two-week mark after the second vaccine. It...

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    The Steak Knife Incident

    There were no steak knives. It's one of those things you don't notice until you notice....

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    A Better Place

    This morning I felt something I couldn't identify. I was sitting in my yard in Brooklyn,...

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    In His Own Words

    Forget the media. Forget fact checks. Forget facts. If, and I know this is a lot...

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    The Life and Times of Cerebus Hobbes Welch

    Cerebus is named Hobbes for a week, because everybody who read the newspaper in the 90s...

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    A Very American Suicide

    (This is the first ever guest entry on this website. I am making this exception because...

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    The Entropy of Isolation: Why Time Got So Wibbly This Year

    Einstein once said something like, "When you sit with a nice girl for two hours you...

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    The Market Value of Life

    I come from a small town in Maine populated year round by mostly poor people. Every...

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    The Problem With Bill Gates

    Out of all the billionaires I know, I only like Bill Gates. Steve Jobs was an...

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    Dear New York: The People Are Willing to Negotiate

    These are the assumptions we'll be working under: There is no federal government. There is a...

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    Kill the Weak

    The internet was never a good place for hypochondriacs, but it is uniquely frightening right now....

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    Eat the World

    I've been hooked on a game called hole.io lately. It's not the kind of fun that...

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    Notes from Ground Two, April 6th

    I started spitting blood at one in the morning on April 1st. After ten minutes, Leah...

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    Notes from Ground Two, March 31st

    I've been outside twice in the last two days. Yesterday, my cat needed a new medication...

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    Notes from Ground Two, March 28th

    New York City is finally the center of the universe, and I happen to live in...

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    I'm Scared

    I'm used to being scared. I've had panic attacks and anxiety my whole life. I have...

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    To All the Friends Whose Work I Will Never Read

    So about this picture.((I went through Shutterstock for about two hours trying to find something vaguely...

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    The Most Recent Time I Sniped Myself

    Self-sniping is the biggest problem in the programming industry among people my age. In my day,...

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    A Spoiler-Filled Review of Finishing The Wheel of Time at 39

    I usually read 50 or 60 books a year. Not in 2019. In 2019, I read...

  • Winning the Internet

    It's a big internet out there, and most of it is terrible. I thought I'd share...