hilariously, clumsily, grossly visible

an expectation of gratitude

how a book gets scheduled

what great inconvenience

who cheats and why

that's a first draft

that pink ring in the toilet bowl is not a moral failure

parenting burnout

what happens when you subtract the internet

oh no all my earnestness in one place

stacey's dad is a bad dad

gutting a pile of books

i loved that sadsack sh*t

offended, on offense

links, we've got links

LARPing your job

there’s no other way things could be

you know what language is code for?

is everything an MLM

"We became the Main Street media, because our office is on Main Street"


Anne Helen Petersen's semi-regular collection of writing, links, riff-raff, piddlewinks, Paul Newman, celebrity gossip, stories from the reporting trail.