Five Things I Liked This Week

I’m back from maybe the longest break – two weeks! – I’ve ever taken from this blog. I don’t know how refreshed I’m feeling writing-wise, but I can at least put together a list of a few of my favorite things I saw on the internet this week.

1. “Angelina Jolie’s Perfect Game” by Anne Helen Petersen (Buzzfeed)

I loved reading this, especially as a former employee of a certain celebrity weekly.

2. Beverly’s “Honey Do” Video

I’m still obsessed with this song and now am obsessed with the video.

3. “The Case for Reparations” by Ta-Nehisi Coates (The Atlantic)

It took me almost a week to get through this, but I did it and I think everyone else should read it too.

4. “The Food Politics of Pokémon” by Monica Kim (Modern Farmer)

I’m a pretty big Pokémon fan, but this was maybe the weirdest(/best) thing I read all week.

5. “Tiny Islands” by Emma Straub (Medium)

This is an excerpt from Straub’s latest novel, The Vacationers, which I’m very excited to read.

Five Things I Liked This Week

Happy Friday! Today is a big day for me. It’s my last day at my current job. I’m looking forward to finishing things up here, celebrating this weekend, and chilling a bit next week before I start my next endeavor. I’ve never liked endings – or new beginnings – all that much, but this is one that I’m trying to embrace. Change can be a very good thing and I’m hoping for the best with this one.

Anyway, on to the things I liked this week…

1. Beverly – “Honey Do”



2. The New Yorker’s Currency blog’s profile of Klaus Teuber, “The Man Who Built Catan”



3. The debut of Cam’ron’s Dipset Cape collection at NYFW



4. A Beyonce x Missy Elliott mashup



5. This.

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