A friend of mine recently wrote for Wired about the sketch comedy I Think You Should Leave—how he’d missed the show’s genius at first and has now come …
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From a Paris Review interview with John Ashbery: “A gag that's probably gone unnoticed turns up in the last sentence of the novel I wrote with James Sc…
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I’m sorry for the quietus. There are things I’ve wanted to share with you but whenever I sit down to write, I wake up with the keyboard imprinted on my…
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I’ve been watching this show obsessively for the last week. Mostly I’m thinking things like: is Damien Lewis hot? Sometimes yes, sometimes no (those of…
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So, yesterday a friend reported to me with some pride that she’s been thinking recently about the importance of words. This is the context of data and …
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Many years ago, during my Paris Review days, I was in the anteroom of some bank, waiting for a colleague to get some money, when I struck up a conversa…
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I haven’t forgotten about you. But I *have* been consumed by the fate of democracy, and pretty tongue-tied as a result. And it’s not like any of you ne…
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I’ve started watching “The Umbrella Academy” on Netflix. I think it’s bad for a number of reasons, but what’s annoyed me most that it’s predictable. SP…
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Do you? Lately (and by “lately,” I mean: always), I’ve marveled at people who not only want to be healthy, but who take the necessary steps to get ther…
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Remember him? President of the IMF who attempted to rape a housekeeper at the Sofitel hotel and then didn’t even get prosecuted because he’s white and …
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Maybe the only fun part of this year’s election—I know, I know—was that bit the NYT ran on whether you could infer a person’s politics based on the con…
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of my washer/dryer
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