My Oversubscribed Life

If subscription-based businesses can let us use our time more efficiently, then why was this subscriber not using her time for anything more than scrolling through her feeds, imagining future life-optimization?

Source: Esquire
Published: Apr 16, 2020
Length: 11 minutes (2,939 words)

Fake This Marriage

As part of The Awl’s excellent “Fakes” series, Kelly Stout chronicles her life as an “ACOD” (adult child of divorce) in the wake of her parents’ 2011 acrimonious split when she was in her early 20s, and tries to make sense of the lie her parents and family are no longer living.

Source: The Awl
Published: Dec 27, 2017
Length: 12 minutes (3,069 words)

How Guilty Should I Feel?

As Gawker retires, one of its deputy editors explores her time there, and the complex feelings she has over earning a living in journalism, a job that comes with consequences and can, she says, “sometimes feel a whole lot like tattling.” It’s fascinating.

Source: Gawker
Published: Aug 22, 2016
Length: 8 minutes (2,181 words)