The Very Cute, Totally Disturbing Tale of the American “It” Dog

Their flat faces scream cute while the high prices for a puppy make them as aspirational as multi-step skin care routines, Le Creuset kitchenware, and living in a remodeled van.

Source: Vox
Published: Apr 20, 2021
Length: 13 minutes (3,491 words)

How “Am I the Asshole?” Created a Medium Place on the Internet

“The famous subreddit started as a forum for one man to ask about his workplace behavior. Seven years later, it’s become a platform where millions of people discuss good, bad, and everything in between. How did it get here? And can it actually help make people better?”

Source: The Ringer
Published: Oct 7, 2020
Length: 20 minutes (5,060 words)

The Dangerously Cheesy Collectible Cheetos Market

A cheese snack shaped like a bald eagle perched on a branch? That will cost you $849.99.

Source: The Outline
Published: Oct 9, 2019
Length: 9 minutes (2,371 words)

Ivar’s the Great

A Pacific Northwest resident revisits the chowder and fried fish of her youth to tell the story of Ivar’s, the enduring Washington state seafood chain, and the inextricable link between it, her life, and her family.

Source: Eater
Published: Jun 5, 2019
Length: 13 minutes (3,358 words)