- The double-edged sword of women’s empowerment – I am a fan of women’s hockey – watch the NWHL playoffs on Thursday and Friday on NBCSN! – but it doesn’t need to grow by appealing to sexists.
- If you are at all interested in the literary world, How Mary-Kay Wilmers Became Britain’s Most Influential Editor is a great read, if only for the reminder about the piece in the LRB that starts out: “I was hired as an assassin. You don’t bring in a 37-year-old woman to review John Updike in the year of our lord 2019 unless you’re hoping to see blood on the ceiling.”
- During lockdown, I’ve found solace in online recipe comments. Really, this article is lovely.
- How to Make Sense of Scents. Pair this one with What Can Covid-19 Teach Us About the Mysteries of Smell? and you will be smarter about how to talk about what things smell like.