Astrology Year Zero

“For the hardcore enthusiast, with the software and the charts, astrology seemed at most an intricate hobby, convertible to modest profit at only the highest level, like translating Scandinavian languages or freelance writing.”

Source: The Baffler
Published: Jan 14, 2019
Length: 11 minutes (2,922 words)

Tudor’s Biscuit World Is the Best Thing About West Virginia

“If I wanted to, I could use Tudor’s to construct some kind of positive metaphor for the state: The place is simple, friendly, and good—but perhaps another reason I don’t write much about where I’m from is that I find it a mostly futile enterprise.”

Source: Eater
Published: Jun 29, 2016
Length: 12 minutes (3,133 words)