A 'Cat Person' Quandary, Lauren Berlant, and More
How to feel when your relationship becomes the world’s most viral short story.
A 'Cat Person' Quandary
How to feel when your relationship, rewritten and memorialized, becomes the world’s most viral short story?
The Late Lauren Berlant
“A relation of cruel optimism exists when something you desire is actually an obstacle to your flourishing.”
Adrienne Rich’s War on Tokenism
Honorary degrees, letters of recommendation, National Book Awards — to Rich, they all stank.
The Strange Lord Monboddo
He was known for exercising naked and theorizing that orangutans were, in fact, humans too lazy to learn how to speak.
A New Literary Genre
“The newsletter is the ultimate form for a moment in which writers feel pressure to produce a steady stream of advertisements for themselves.”