Food and Wine Magazine: 3 Ways to Feel Better About Valentine’s Day While You’re Alone on Your Computer

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 […]

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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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