California in bloom, by Rifle Paper Co.
Here’s what I’ve read lately:
“My President Was Black,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates. This is essential reading.
2. I love Instagram poet
Cleo Wade‘s posts.
3. The meme of the year was
4. The history behind
octopi wearing top hats.
5. The greatness of
. Teen Vogue
Have a great week.
A new Jenny Holzer installation at the Broad Museum, which I visited yesterday.
I read so many great articles this week, and I couldn’t pare them down to the best six because they were all. so. great. The more the merrier. Here’s what I read:
Netflix survive in the world it created? (My take: probably not.)
How . (Do you watch this show? I love it. Start watching it.) Silicon Valley nails Silicon Valley
3. This is a very emotionally difficult interview to read, but you really should read it —
an interview with a woman who recently had an abortion at 32 weeks.
4. The underground economy that rules
New York City’s food carts.
5. A delightful conversation about basically nothing with
Kanye West’s and the power of the unfinished album. The Life of Pablo
7. An inside look at how
Yahoo derailed Tumblr.
Barbara Williamson, one of the most famous radical sex experiments of the 1970s, and her life today.
9. An excerpt from a new book about
Max Perkins, the editor who discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway.
10. The best of the
Have a great weekend.
I took this photo on the way home from school one day. I love that W.K.Kellogg hid his house in what is basically a jungle, which fulfills all of my childhood fantasies.
I’m very, very sorry that I’ve been MIA this week. I have to tell you, it’s been a rough quarter in terms of scheduling: I don’t get home most weeknights until 6:30 or 7 p.m., and by then my brain is mush. But I have a lot of ideas for posts next week, and things will be back to normal!
Here’s what I read this week:
conversation with Anna Wintour makes me feel really good about my goals.
Kris Jenner interview is really interesting in the context of that the Kardashians are a cultural black hole.
Bobby Shmurda’s explanation of his lyrics is actually quite insightful.
4. I’ve never been a fan of Jezebel and its content, but
this article on the maxi dress has been circulating and you should read it. (And then tell me what you think.)
5. Do you know
who invented the piano?
And a bonus:
This .gif of Peggy Olsen walking into the McCann Erickson offices is everything to me.
Have a wonderful weekend!