Wasn’t history an event that repeated unforgettably in the mind?Love in the New Millennium, Can Xue
Thoughts on an alternative mantra (because I’m not convinced breaking things really should be a desirable outcome).Read more "Move slowly and consider things"
If a man flies in Jamaica, and only the poor will admit to seeing it, has he still flown?Augustown, Kei Miller
When news of the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke in March 2018, I felt vindicated. This week, I realised I missed the point entirely…Read more "Authoritarianism’s Handmaidens"
They married and had children, every child a portmanteau, a mythical beast, a montage.Bowlaway, Elizabeth McCracken
Some thoughts and observations on getting “good” at creative work.Read more "There is no finish line"
…he was at that vodka level where the night began to become magnanimous, and everything promised him fidelity and hope.Hopscotch, Julio Cortazar
A community on reddit are buying undeveloped rolls of film, and sharing the photos they find.Read more "Rescuing History"
It is a truth universally unacknowledged that when the dead are trying to remember something, the living are trying harder to forget it.Himself, Jess Kidd
Maria Popova on the dangers of self-comparison, our preoccupation with destruction (as opposed to construction), and the importance of fighting cynicism.Read more "Resisting self-comparison and fighting cynicism"