meanwhile, elsewhere

Friday’s online finds: Cozy up and dig in.



  • Wealthy people want their food to be cool, but not cold. There are increasingly few freezers in the homes of the rich. Sometimes there’s a tiny one for ice cream. (Home Culture)
  • Could this be next year’s daily planner? And as a leftie, should I get wire or book bound? (Balance Bound)
  • Every person has to come to terms with — even if just for themselves — the gap between what they believe and how they live their lives. Why Did None Of My White Friends Consider Sending Their Kids To Our Neighborhood School? (Romper)
  • Wow! Woman Experiencing Burnout Even Though She Doesn’t Work That Hard (Ha. Reductress)
  • “In my head, I was panicking. I didn’t want to go to the most important competition of my life and not feel comfortable because I was worried about what I would be wearing,” reveals Team GB pole vault bronze medallist Holly Brashaw… Now she is speaking out to help other women feel empowered to make the same stand. (Eurosport)
  • Asa Butterfield on Sex Education Season 3 and the Difference Between Him and Otis (GQ)
  • Guess Who?: Aches and Pains of an Aging Body Edition (McSweeney’s)
  • This is our reality now: consuming crime and tragedy as narrative in real time, and continuously feeding the content economy that each one of us now plays a role in. The more fundamental question we’ll all have to answer eventually is not how this particular story will end, but how quickly we’ll move on afterward. Gabby Petito, Online Detectives, and the Queasy Places Our True-Crime Obsessions Have Taken Us (Vanity Fair)
  • And truthfully, would Would Gabby Petito’s story receive as much coverage if she were an Indigenous woman? (Global News)

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