"With apologies to Plato and the good folks over at MANAA, I want 'Licorice Pizza' playing everywhere, exactly as it is, to limited laughter and viral outrage and critical disagreement," Randy Boyagoda writes: http://on.theatln.tc/4BUcL7D
Lumber is surging—again.
In the US, a standard unit of lumber now costs more than $1,200, which is 3x the historical norm and near the all-time high.
I talked to @LumberTrading about how climate change is driving this rally and splintering the market: https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2022/01/why-climate-change-pushing-lumber-prices/621288/
This interview @yayitsrob conducted with a lumber trader is truly fascinating: https://bit.ly/33s8T0f
I was not expecting this conversation between @yayitsrob and @LumberTrading about lumber prices to connect beetles to floor design trends
#SexDiaries: "When I began acting out the fantasies I had texted S about with my husband, our relationship improved considerably. He’s gone from grumpy workaholic to an affectionate and serviceable workaholic, and the sex is better than ever." https://nym.ag/3IhsqPA
Joss Whedon, once an icon of Hollywood feminism, is now an outcast accused of misogyny. How did he get here? @lilapearl reports https://nym.ag/3tHG8r6
Andrew Alpern bought his one-bedroom Chelsea apartment in 1962 with no intention to ever leave. And he hasn’t. @DHwendygoodman reports https://nym.ag/3qFceSm 4
Adding my name to the list of praisers for this incredible @lilapearl profile of Joss Whedon. Can't remember a better kicker. https://bit.ly/32gKUQY
How the struggles of Angus King, the Independent senator from Maine, reflect the rise of Trumpism over centrism. http://nyer.cm/oBpunHU
Tabitha Lasley’s new book “Sea State,” a study of the insular world of offshore oil rigs, was written out of the desire to “see what men are like with no women around,” Lasley told her editor. http://nyer.cm/N2V7mOt
Why have reports of parties parties taking place at No. 10 Downing Street during the pandemic hurt Boris Johnson, when other instances of rule-breaking, lying, and incompetence haven’t? http://nyer.cm/NYrwZD1
Read @praddenkeefe’s typically excellent piece. An exploration of the kind of personality it takes to blow the whistle on your friends & colleagues (hint: $$ helps) and on how to police corps.
But it really soars as a totally surprising profile. https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2022/01/24/jordan-thomas-army-of-whistle-blowers
Editor in chief @RadhikaJones introduces a new special issue of V.F. this month, as well as our February cover star. http://vntyfr.com/hyHI0Mv
The infamous image of Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein in Central Park caused a media frenzy. A decade later, the question remains: what did they want from each other? And did Epstein orchestrate the entire thing? http://vntyfr.com/WJ6Aq74
“That's the special thing about Lovecraft: It was different.” For @HWD, Jonathan Majors and Aunjanue Ellis reunite to discuss using their art to tell Black stories. http://vntyfr.com/bhSLsGP
We’re less than three weeks into 2022, and we already have what will be the biggest gaming story of the year—hell, maybe the biggest tech story of 2022. https://bit.ly/3AlshrB
As a tenured Columbia professor for over 20 years, @ProfKFranke sat through several of the negotiating sessions between the university and the students/workers and walked away in disbelief.
TIME’s new cover: @ChloeKim is ready to win Olympic gold again—on her own terms https://ti.me/3FKzse1
"In prison he is a reminder of what Russia has become, and a symbol of the freedoms that it lost."// Engrossing piece by @shustry // The man Putin fears: an exclusive interview with Alexei Navalny, Russia's imprisoned dissident https://time.com/6140102/alexei-navalny-russia-profile/
What Putin truly fears is what Alexei Navalny’s movement seeks—a change of power in Russia, followed by cashiering its corrupt clan of oligarchs and spies, writes @shustry https://ti.me/3FIMh8s
Many parents, already overburdened by the pandemic for the past 22 months, feel as if their life is spiraling out of control. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/latest-covid-surge-pushes-parents-to-next-level-stress/
The Surprising Physics of Finger Snapping (via @sciam) https://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/the-surprising-physics-of-finger-snapping/
Special Report: How to improve well-being by fighting bias, discrimination and ignorance. https://www.scientificamerican.com/collection/equity-in-health-care-is-essential/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=health-equity-collection&utm_content=banner&utm_term=twitter
AT&T and Verizon will delay the debut of 5G cellular service near some airports. The decision follows concerns from U.S. airlines that the rollout would interfere with aircraft equipment.
Here's what to expect from the arrival of 5G. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/5g-devices-are-about-to-change-your-life/