Your favorite new source for totally true scientific facts is back, with special guest, JOE WADLINGTON! We’ll tell you everything you need to know about Tennessee Fainting Goats.
On Valentine’s Day in 2012, I had just published a blog post about eating a cake all by myself. I logged onto Twitter to promote it and saw a Tweet about an insane wait at Red Lobster — around two hours. I was intrigued. I opened a bottle of wine and started researching what people on dates were tweeting about. The […]
It’s hard to pin a label on Joe Wadlington. Born in Appalachian Tennessee, educated in Indiana, and building a solid career in San Francisco, Joe’s had more tech writing jobs than some folks have pairs of shoes. (Though, he also has a lot of shoes.) Currently, he’s kind of a big deal on (and at) Twitter, […]
My writing group, Finishing School, and I are on a panel about how to find and foster writing community.
Your favorite new source for totally true scientific facts is back, with special guest, JOE WADLINGTON! We’ll tell you every goddamn thing you need to know about the Italian Honey Bee and spotted hyenas. Joe on Twitter Joe’s awesome weekly writing prompt Joe’s first and second pieces on The New Yorker and that incredible VOX article.
Two years ago, I decided that I needed to smell incredible. I smelled fine before. But I suspected that people who smell really good are happy. I was on the upswing of a breakup — well, the pause before the upswing — and I needed a sensory trigger vivid enough to pull me to the […]
An interview with Joe Wadlington, from The Write Stuff series: Joe Wadlington is a San Francisco writer who grew up in Tennessee. He’s been published in The New Yorker and The Rumpus. He also sends, Drafts, a writing prompt/mini essay that’ll class up your inbox every Sunday morning if you subscribe here.
You should have seen me before—I was such a mess. I killed three succulents in two weeks! I knew my life needed changing. So I started “attachment planting.” It’s the perfect next step for people like me, who aren’t responsible enough to have kids, a dog, or an uncracked iPhone, but who want to give […]