Interview, The New New Thing | I talked about all the writing jobs I’ve had and how it felt to go viral

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, […]

The New Yorker | Attachment Planting Your Succulent

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 […]

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The Rumpus | Behind Trees

In middle school, my AOL away message should have said: “Off playing the Sims; probably killing an effigy of you.” Because I was. The Sims was my favorite computer game and I played it almost every day. In it, you built painstakingly detailed houses and filled them with people you created and controlled completely. I […]

The New Yorker | Some Gentle Reminders From Your New Co-op

Welcome, new member, to the Green Life Co-Op Community! We are so excited to have you join our humble grocery family. But, before you get shopping, we ask that you please contemplate the following membership meditations: —As a member, you will become a Steward of Green Life, or “the Life,” and have the privilege of […]