Inspired by the brilliant Meh List published every week in The Sunday Magazine of The New York Times, I thought I’d start crafting my own. Today fashion week, Chrissy Teigen, and rapper beef are feeling rather meh.
Inspired by the brilliant Meh List published every week in The Sunday Magazine of The New York Times, I thought I’d start crafting my own, in a similar spirit to the Dear Diary posts.
With so much available to us on the Internet, it seems, we’ve begun avoiding even the most mundane experiences of daily life. So, yesterday, I forced myself to look up and spell out what I was seeing, talking to myself essentially as a newborn.
My favorite virtual friend, Ana, for consistently supporting this lil’ space of Internet AND for nerding out on popular culture as much as I do. Pen pals are alive and well, folks.
More and more I am noticing how technology allows me to avoid more important pursuits and more enriching lines of thought. I can’t settle for denial any longer, so it’s time to make a change.
“It would be wrong to say that we’re simply being ourselves online, pure and unfiltered. Most of us aren’t catfishing, or creating fictional characters, but we are probably spinning our lives to some extent.”
Print hasn’t died yet, but it certainly has changed. Read on for a brief exploration of this, and a new magazine recommendation for all you “tangibillies.”
I realize that I can’t fault my favorite virtual venues for trying to cash in a bit on their popularity—after all making it in America is not as dreamy as we’d once hoped.